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Cozabal 750 mg Tablet

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Composition for Cozabal 750 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cozabal 750 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cozabal Tablet

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Uses of Cozabal Tablet

Cozabal 750 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
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Cozabal Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Cozabal are Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.

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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.

In Depth Information on Cozabal Tablet

Expert advice for Cozabal Tablet

  • Balsalazide is for short-term use only. Do not take this medication for > 8 weeks in children (5-17 years) and > 12 weeks in adults unless advised.
  • Tell your doctor if you have or had liver or kidney disease or pyloric stenosis (a condition in which the stomach empties slowly).
  • Balsalazide may sometimes worsen the colitis symptoms causing fever, stomach pain, cramps, or bloody diarrhea. Seek immediate medical advice if you experience any such symptoms.
  • Do not use balsalazide capsules in children < 5 years of age.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking balsalazide, call your doctor immediately.
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Cozabal Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cozabal Tablet
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 foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Cozabal 750 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not 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.
Use of $med_name is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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?uses

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.

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Frequently asked questions about Cozabal Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Balsalazide

Yes, Cozabal may cause weight gain
No, Cozabal does not contain sulfa
No it does not contain mesalamine but it is a prodrug that is enzymatically cleaved in the colon to produce mesalamine
Cozabal is an anti-inflammatory drug and releases mesalamine in the large intestine
Cozabal works inside the intestines (bowel) to reduce the inflammation and other symptoms of the disease called ulcerative colitis
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cozabal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cozabal with Mercaptopurine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP, Captomer, Mercapthol

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