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Salofalk (Mesalamine/5-aminosalicylic acid)

Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Salofalk EC Tablet
Manufacturer: Allergan
Country: Canada
Dosage: 500 mg

Generic Equivalent of Salofalk
Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Mesalamine/5-aminosalicylic acid EC Tablet
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 400 mg

Salofalk Information

Salofalk Details (Brand and Generic) currently offers the brand Salofalk from Canada manufactured by Allergan. The generic Mesalamine/5-aminosalicylic acid comes from Canada also called 5 ASA by a different manufacturer. Our customers with a huge selection of medications for treating Disorders of the Digestive Tract (IBS, Crohn's Disease, Stomach) such as Motilium and Asacol. For more information and further assistance, please call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784.


Salofalk is available in the strength of 500 mg EC tablets only. The generic Mesalamine/5-aminosalicylic acid is available in the strength of 400 mg Enteric-coated tablet only.


Salofalk (Mesalamine/5-aminosalicylic acid) is a prescription medication used to treat mild to moderate inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, inflammatory conditions such as proctitis and proctosigmoiditis. The active ingredient in Salofalk is Mesalamine and 5-aminosalicylic acid. They belong to a class of drugs called aminosalicylates. The exact mechanism of action by which mesalamine protects the mucosa in chronic inflammatory bowel disease is not yet fully known. However, it is believed to inhibit the production of certain natural chemicals that may cause pain and swelling thereby speeding up the healing process in the affected colon.

Side Effects and Precautions

The common side effects of Salofalk are stomach-ache, numbness, headache, diarrhea, and muscle ache.

Stop using Salofalk and contact your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:
• High temperature that is not relieved with medication;
• Recurrent sore throat;
• Severe nosebleeds;
• Unexplained bleeding per anum

Warnings and Interactions

Before using Salofalk, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it, or to other aminosalicylates such as balsalazide, olsalazine, or to salicylates (such as aspirin, salsalate); or sulfasalazine; or if you have any other allergies. Salofalk comes as a tablet, and it should be taken orally with a cup of water. Swallow the tablet whole, do not break, or cut it. Follow your prescription label carefully and take your tablet as directed usually once daily. Do not miss any doses. Keep using this medicine for the full time of treatment, even if you begin to feel better after a few days. Contact your doctor if there is no significant improvement in your condition or your condition worsens.

Before you start using Salofalk, inform your doctor about your medical history, especially if you have:
• A rare blood condition called porphyria;
• Inflammatory conditions around the heart such as pericarditis;
• Kidney disease;
• Liver disease;
• Pancreatitis;
• Respiratory diseases including asthma or glaucoma

Tell your doctor about all the medications you use, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, herbal products, and vitamin supplements. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Salofalk can harm the unborn baby. You should be on an approved contraceptive while taking Salofalk to avoid getting pregnant. Inform your healthcare provider if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Salofalk passes into your breast milk. Salofalk is effective and safe for use in children above eight years of age. There may be a drug interaction between Salofalk and other drugs such as warfarin, tamarind, and azathioprine.

Questions and Answers

Why is Salofalk more affordable in Canada than in the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Salofalk, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we were established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Salofalk from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does Salofalk tablets cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of Salofalk 500 mg starts at $141.99 for 150 tablets.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high-quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Salofalk from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Salofalk prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Salofalk I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three-month supply of Salofalk at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Salofalk over the counter from you?

No, Salofalk requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Salofalk?

Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product called Mesalamine/5-aminosalicylic acid.

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