Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet

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74.1
₹7.41/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Salofalk GR Tablet

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Uses of Salofalk GR Tablet

Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
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Side effects of Salofalk GR Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.

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How to use Salofalk GR 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. It is better to take Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet with food.

How Salofalk GR Tablet works

Salofalk gr 500mg tablet blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines.

In Depth Information on Salofalk GR Tablet

Expert advice for Salofalk GR Tablet

  • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to mesalazine, to any other content in the medicine, aspirin and other salicylate drugs.
  • Do not take mesalazine if you have severe kidney or liver problems, blood disorders or uncontrolled bleeding.
  • Do not take mesalazine if you have stomach or bowel ulcers or a history of bleeding ulcers, glucose-galactose mala absorption, Lapp-lactase deficiency or galactose intolerance.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with liver, kidney or lung disease (asthma).
  • Avoid taking mesalazine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Salofalk GR 500mg 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.
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Lactation
Salofalk GR 500mg 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 Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
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Driving
SAFE
Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Captomer 50mg Tablet, Autorin 50mg Tablet, Azoprine 50mg Tablet, Thiopress 50mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Mesalazine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Salofalk GR 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Mesalazine

Salofalk gr is not a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
No. Salofalk gr should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor
Yes. Salofalk gr is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take Asacol with Advil, Nyquil, tylenol, aspirin, Gaviscon, Imodium?
Asacol (mesalazine) can be taken with Nyquil, Tylenol (paracetamol), Gaviscon (sodium alginate) and Imodium (loperamide) only if prescribed by your doctor. It should not be taken with Advil (ibuprofen) or aspirin
Salofalk gr may cause liver problems, immune suppression, hair loss, or bleeding. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
There is no evidence of Salofalk gr affecting fertility, but it may very rarely and reversibly reduce sperm count. If you experience any such problems, please consult your doctor.
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