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INTAZIDE 750 MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR INTAZIDE

Balsalazide(750 mg)

food interaction for INTAZIDE

alcohol interaction for INTAZIDE

pregnancy interaction for INTAZIDE

lactation interaction for INTAZIDE

medicine interaction for INTAZIDE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Intazide 750 mg capsule with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Intazide 750 mg capsule 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR INTAZIDE

    Balsalazide(750 mg)

    Uses

    Intazide 750 mg capsule is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease

    How it works

    Intazide 750 mg capsule blocks the release of chemicals that cause inflammation of the lining of intestines.

    Common side effects

    Headache, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR INTAZIDE 750 MG CAPSULE

    Patients taking INTAZIDE 750 MG CAPSULE

    • 40%
      Thrice A Day
    • 40%
      Once A Day
    • 20%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR INTAZIDE

    3 Substitutes
    3 Substitutes
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      Rs. 10.90/capsule
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    • BALSACOL 750MG CAPSULE
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    Expert advice FOR INTAZIDE

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR INTAZIDE

    Balsalazide

    Q.

    Does balsalazide cause weight gain?
    Yes, balsalazide may cause weight gain

    Q.

    Does balsalazide contain sulfa?
    No, Balsalazide does not contain sulfa

    Q.

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

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    Q.

    Is balsalazide a sulfa drug/ an immunosuppressant/a steroid/NSAID/a mesalamine?
    Balsalazide is an anti-inflammatory drug and releases mesalamine in the large intestine

    Q.

    Does Balsalazide work?
    Balsalazide works inside the intestines (bowel) to reduce the inflammation and other symptoms of the disease called ulcerative colitis

    Q.

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

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)