Medicine : Intazide Caps.

Name:Intazide Caps.
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Balsalazide
Composition:Balsalazide(750 Mg)
Substitutes:cozabal (750mg) , intazide (750mg) , colorex (750mg) , balacol (750mg) , intazide caps. , intazide s


Generic ( Balsalazide )



Typical use Of Balsalazide :Treatment Of Mild To Moderate Ulcerative Colitis And Maintenance Of Remission.
Mechanism of action of Balsalazide :Mucosal Production Of Arachidonic Acid Metabolites, Both Through The Cyclooxygenase Pathways (catalyzes The Formation Of Prostaglandin Precursors From Arachidonic Acid), And Through The Lipoxygenase Pathways (catalyzes The Formation Of Leukotrienes And Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic Acids From Arachidonic Acid And Its Metabolites), Is Increased In Patients With Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Therefore, It Is Possible That Balsalazide Diminishes Inflammation By Blocking Production Of Arachidonic Acid Metabolites In The Colon Through Both The Inhibition Of Cyclooxygenase And Lipoxygenase.
Drug Interaction of Balsalazide :Balsalazide Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Azathioprine, Mercaptopurine (Monohydrate). These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Balsalazide :Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea And Vomiting, Hypersensitivity Reactions, Cholelithiasis.

INTERACTIONS OF BALSALAZIDE


How Balsalazide will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Balsalazide will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Balsalazide

No Studies Found