Mesalazine is?

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A     should be avoided in patients who are hypersensitive to

salicylates

B    is indicated for diverticular disease

C    is available only as tablets

D    is not associated with side-effects related to blood disorders

E    is a prodrug of 5-aminosalicylic acid

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  1. A is the answer, winners are :Eze Hyginus and Area.
    Details below:
    Mesalazine (5-aminosalicylic acid) is an aminosalicylate indicated for treat￾ment of mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis and maintenance of remission. It is
    contraindicated in individuals who are hypersensitive to salicylates. Side￾effects include blood disorders, namely agranulocytosis, aplastic anaemia,
    leucopenia, neutropenia and thrombocytopenia. Pharmaceutical formulations include tablets, enema and suppositories.

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