Indication

Lialda is indicated for the induction of remission in patients with active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (UC) and for the maintenance of remission of UC.

Important Safety Information

  • Lialda is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to salicylates or aminosalicylates or to any of the ingredients of Lialda.
  • Renal impairment, including minimal change nephropathy, acute and chronic interstitial nephritis, and, rarely, renal failure, has been reported with products such as Lialda that contain mesalamine or are converted to mesalamine. It is recommended that patients have an evaluation of renal function prior to initiating use of Lialda and periodically while on therapy. Exercise caution when using Lialda in patients with known renal dysfunction or a history of renal disease.

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For active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (UC)

Important Safety Information

Lialda is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to salicylates or aminosalicylates or to any of the ingredients of Lialda. See Important Safety Information

Lialda® (mesalamine): #1 Prescribed 5-ASA Among Gastroenterologists1

Support Resources for You and Your Patients

The resources below are designed to help you support your patients as they get started on their treatment plan. This information may also help them have a better understanding of active, mild to moderate UC and Lialda.

Resources for You

Lialda Resources OnCall

Get answers to your questions about patient coverage, copays, and prior authorizations. You can also receive information about product samples, the Lialda Pharmacy Savings Card Program, and patient education materials.

Customer Service Representatives are available toll-free at 1-800-828-2845, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm ET, Monday through Friday.

Lialda Online Sample Ordering

With 24/7 access to the Lialda Sample Center, eligible health care professionals can order Lialda samples quickly and conveniently.
Order Lialda samples


Resources for Patients

At Shire, we believe that when patients have a better understanding of their UC and their medication — such as the potential benefits and safety information — it may lead to better dialogue with their health care providers and better understanding of their treatment plans.

Lialda Pharmacy Savings Card Program

An overview of the Lialda Pharmacy Savings Card Program, which may help eligible commercially insured and cash-paying patients reduce their out-of-pocket costs for Lialda. Patients eligible for any government health care program are not eligible to participate. Other restrictions apply. Click on the following link for additional program rules.
Learn how your patients may be able to save

Lialda Direct Program

A prescription home delivery service created for eligible commercially insured and cash-paying patients taking Lialda, the Lialda Direct Program makes it easier for patients to refill their monthly Lialda prescription. Plus, savings are automatically applied through the Lialda Pharmacy Savings Card Program for eligible patients.*

It's easy to get patients started.

  • ePrescribe your patient's Lialda prescription to CompleteCare Pharmacy (Champaign, IL)
  • Fax your patient's prescription directly to CompleteCare Pharmacy (Champaign, IL) at 1-877-788-4948
  • You or your patient can start the process by calling CompleteCare Pharmacy at 1-844-4LIALDA (1-844-454-2532)

A 30- or 90-day prescription is required to use the Lialda Direct Program.

*Patients eligible for any government health care program are not eligible to participate. Other restrictions apply. Call 1-844-4LIALDA (1-844-454-2532) for additional program rules.

Shire Cares™

Information about programs from Shire created to help patients who don't have insurance or are having trouble affording their medications.

Visit the Shire Cares patient assistance site

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