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Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Procol OD Tablet

Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of long-standing inflammation and ulcers occurring in different parts of digestive tract. It minimizes the inflammation, reduces ulceration, bleeding, and other painful symptoms. It also prevents future episodes of the disease. You may experience nausea, headache, vomiting, and indigestion as these are the common side effects of this medicine.

Uses of Procol OD Tablet

Procol OD Tablet side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dyspepsia
  • Diarrhea

How to use Procol OD 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. Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Procol OD Tablet works

Procol OD 1200 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.

Procol OD Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Procol OD 1200 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 Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Procol OD Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Procol OD 1200 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.
Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet for treating and lowering the symptoms of mild inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis.
  • Do not break, chew, or crush the tablets or granules. Swallow them whole with plenty of water.
  • Do not take antacids with Procol OD 1200 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 Procol OD 1200 mg Tablet if you are allergic to aspirin or if you have blood disorders.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Procol OD 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
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Empurine, Mercapto, Puri Nethol
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Procol OD

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I have ulcerative colitis since last 15month and now bleeding daily I have used mesalo od tablet continue
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take alsarex tablet 2 tablet twice . Avipattikar churan 1 spoon twice. Sootsekhar ras 1 tablet twice with water
I m suffering from ulcerative colitis diagnosed since June 2013. Currently using vegaz od 1200mgX3 alongwith calcium n folicacid. During last may 2015 I had flareup and medicated with Budez cr tab and hydrocirtisone enema. Now again after one yr bleeding occurs What shd I do. Whether there is any other risk is dere
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Gastroenterologist
Needs evaluation for further treatment Will require assessment by gastroenterologist
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FAQs

Q. For how long should I take Procol OD?

Procol OD should only be taken for the duration that is prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Does Procol OD affect fertility or sperm count?

There is no evidence of Procol OD affecting the fertility of sperm. However, it may very rarely reduce the sperm count. If you experience any such problems, please consult your doctor.

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