Nogales Pharmacy Information – Canasa


Active ingredient: Mesalamine

Other names: Mesalamine, Mesalamina

Generic or Brand Name: Brand name

Type of drug: 5-Aminosalicyclic-Acid derivative

Used to treat: Canasa is used to treat adults with mildly to moderately active ulcerative proctitis (an inflammation of the rectum lining) and various forms of mild to moderate inflammation of the colon.

Controlled in Mexico? (what does this mean?) No

U.S. Prescription Required? Yes

Description, Indications and Contraindications

Nogales Canasa Price Survey

Date: April 2017

Sample pricing: Brand name, 1000mg, $35 USD for package of 14 suppositories.

Source: Farmacia Buena Vida on Avenida Obregon. This is a sample price only, to confirm that the medication is sold in Nogales, Mexico and to give a spot price. Prices and availability will vary depending on the Nogales pharmacy that offers the product for sale.

Purchasing this medication in Mexico: Because this product is not controlled in Mexico but is a prescription drug in the U.S., purchase of the medication will not require a prescription from a federally registered Mexican physician, but a valid prescription or letter written by a licensed U.S. doctor will be required to bring the medicine into the United States.


This information is for general information purposes only and is not in any way provided to promote or sell medication. Consult with a physician before using this prescription drug.

When considering whether to purchase prescription medications south of the border, consult with Planet Nogales to see if the medication is available for sale in Nogales Mexico and get a general idea of the cost of the Mexican prescription medication via our Nogales pharmacy medication prices. If you are looking for Canasa or Mesalamin suppositories you may use search terms such as: Nogales canasa, nogales Mesalamine, ulcerative proctitis, rectum inflammation, inflamed anus, inflamed rectum, inflamed colon, inflammation of the colon, nogales colorectal meds, nogales discount pharmacy, nogales border pharmacy, mexico pharmacy, nogales doctors, nogalesmx, mexico colorectal meds, mexico canasa