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Balsalazide vs. Olsalazine for Colitis Ulcerative

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Balsalazide

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Other Names: Colazal   Colazide

Olsalazine

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/ 86 posts
Other Names: Dipentum
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 973 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Balsalazide is an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. It is sold under the name "Colazal" in the US and "Colazide" in the UK. It is also sold in generic form in the US by several generic manufacturers.It is usually... Read more on Wikipedia
Olsalazine is an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease such as Ulcerative Colitis. It is sold under the name Dipentum.The chemical name is 3,3' -azobis (6-hydroxybenzoate)salicylic acid. It is sold as the disodium sal... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Balsalazide vs. Olsalazine

8 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
like balsalazide, sulphasalazine and olsalazine that are...
...are other 5ASAs like balsalazide, sulphasalazine and olsalazine that are not mesalazine based, perhaps they...
Pentasa, olsalazine, or balsalazide, compared with 6...
...little systemic absorption. Plasma 5-ASA concentrations are approximately 2 μmol/l for sulphasalazine, Pentasa, olsalazine, or balsalazide, compared with 6 μmol/l for Asacol and 13 μmol/l for...
try me on olsalazine (stuipid idea since the side effects...
...mesalazine - whereupon I let them try me on olsalazine (stuipid idea since the side effects are known to be worse) and then balsalazide - which seemed to help...
Balsalazide, Olsalazine and Sulphasalazine. They are...
...the steroids, like mesalazine? This is a 5-ASA (class if drugs). Others include Balsalazide, Olsalazine and Sulphasalazine. They are all in the same class but some don't work...
(Moderate Drug-Drug) MONITOR: Aminosalicylate derivatives...
...selected drugs mercaptopurine and balsalazide (Moderate Drug-Drug) MONITOR: Aminosalicylate derivatives (e.g., balsalazide, mesalamine, olsalazine, sulfasalazine) may potentiate the...
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