Medicine Overview of Cozabal Tablet
Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.
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 750mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Cozabal 750mg Tablet blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines.
In Depth Information on 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.
Cozabal Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cozabal 750mg 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.
Cozabal 750mg 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 750mg Tablet, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Cozabal 750mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Cozabal 750mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cozabal 750mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Cozabal 750mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cozabal 750mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Cozabal 750mg 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
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.
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