Walasa 800 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Walasa Tablet
Walasa 800 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.
Walasa Tablet side effects
Common
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dyspepsia
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Walasa 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. Walasa 800 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Walasa Tablet works
Walasa 800 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.
Walasa Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Walasa 800 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
Walasa 800 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 Walasa 800 mg Tablet, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Walasa 800 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Walasa 800 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Walasa 800 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Walasa 800 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Walasa 800 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Walasa 800 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Walasa Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Walasa 800 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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Expert Advice

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  • You have been prescribed Walasa 800 mg Tablet for treating and lowering the symptoms of mild inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis.
  • Don't break, chew, or crush the tablets or granules. Swallow them whole with plenty of water.
  • Do not take antacids with Walasa 800 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.
  • Don't take Walasa 800 mg Tablet if you're allergic to aspirin or if you have blood disorders.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Walasa with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Empurine, Mercapto, Puri Nethol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Thioprinz, Lazorin, Azarid
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Walasa

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Hi Doctor, My sister, PATIENT suffering from ulcerative Colitis, Tried multiple doctor in allopathy but did not solve. Finally, consulted a Ayurveda and gone through Panchkarma process. It controlled. But difficult to afford in longer run. Currently, taking medicine from different Ayurveda doctor but not able to control blooding. Any suggestions will be highly appreciated. Regards, Binod Sharma
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
For blood control take posex capsule 2 capsule twice with water
I am suffering from ulcerative colitis. Plz tell me about dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Make list of every food that you find hard to digest and that cause to problems and avoid all such list. Remember this list will keep on changing as the disease progression occurs In general, take a diet, which contain less fibre like white bread, pasta, refined wheat floor roti, and other cereals having less fibre. You can take chicken, fish, egg whites, milk(if not lactose intolerance), cheese, fruits like banana, watermelon, peach etc Use olive oil for cooking. Avoid spicy foods, tea, coffee, alcohol, soft drinks, red meat, raw vegetables, popcorn,dryfruits, refined sugars as well as high fibre foodsConsult your gastroenterologist for further management
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FAQs

Q. Is Walasa a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug?
Walasa is not a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
Q. Can I take Walasa forever?
No. Walasa should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor
Q. Is Walasa safe?
Yes. Walasa 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
Q. Does Walasa cause bleeding, weight gain, hair loss, immune suppression or liver problems?
Walasa may cause liver problems, immune suppression, hair loss, or bleeding. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does Walasa affect fertility or sperm count?
There is no evidence of Walasa 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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