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What does 5-ASA stand for?

5-ASA stands for 5-Aminosalicylic Acid (anti-inflammatory drug)

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54,55) Tubulointerstitial Injury From 5-Aminosalicylic Acid 5-Aminosalicylic acids (such as sulfasalazine, mesalazine, and olsalazine) are used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.
SYNTHESIS OF A NOVEL AROMATIC POLY(ANHYDRIDE-ESTER) OF 5-AMINOSALICYLIC ACID FOR ENHANCED DRUG DELIVERY ERIK KROGH-JESPERSEN (STUDENT), TED ANASTASIOU, AND KATHRYN UHRICH Department of Chemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5-Aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) is known to be an effective anti-inflammatory agent in treating diseases like Crohns disease and related inflammatory bowel diseases.