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Cozabal 750 mg Tablet

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Overview

Cozabal Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Joint pain
  • Vomiting
  • Respiratory tract infection

How to use Cozabal Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cozabal 750 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cozabal Tablet works

Cozabal 750 mg Tablet is an aminosalicylate. It works by suppressing the production of chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause inflammation (swelling) in the intestines. This reduces ulceration, bleeding and painful symptoms, and prevents future flare-ups of the disease.

Cozabal Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cozabal 750 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Cozabal 750 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
If you are taking Cozabal 750 mg Tablet, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Cozabal 750 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cozabal 750 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cozabal 750 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Cozabal 750 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cozabal 750 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cozabal Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cozabal 750 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Cozabal 750 mg Tablet for treating and lowering the symptoms of mild inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis.
  • Take it with food.
  • Do not break, chew, or crush the tablets or granules. Swallow them whole with plenty of water.
  • Do not take antacids with Cozabal 750 mg Tablet as it can make your inflammation worse.
  • Your doctor may monitor your kidney and liver functions before you start treatment with this medicine and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you have severely decreased kidney or liver function.
  • Do not take Cozabal 750 mg Tablet if you are allergic to aspirin or if you have blood disorders.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cozabal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Thioprinz, Lazorin, Azarid
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Brand(s): Empurine, Mercapto, Puri Nethol
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Does Cozabal cause weight gain?

Yes, Cozabal may cause weight gain

Q. Does Cozabal contain sulfa?

No, Cozabal does not contain sulfa

Q. Does Cozabal contain mesalamine?

No it does not contain mesalamine but it is a prodrug that is enzymatically cleaved in the colon to produce mesalamine

Q. Is Cozabal a sulfa drug/ an immunosuppressant/a steroid/NSAID/a mesalamine?

Cozabal is an anti-inflammatory drug and releases mesalamine in the large intestine

Q. Does Cozabal work?

Cozabal works inside the intestines (bowel) to reduce the inflammation and other symptoms of the disease called ulcerative colitis

Q. Is Cozabal better than asacol?

In patients with acute ulcerative colitis, Cozabal led to greater remission rates and tolerance than asacol (mesalamine). Cozabal is more effective and better tolerated than mesalamine as a treatment for acute ulcerative colitis.

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