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Ulcerative colitis (Colitis ulcerosa, UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis is a form ...
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Balsalazide vs Olsalazine

Balsalazide
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Olsalazine
Other name: Colazal Colazal
Other name: Dipentum Dipentum
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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...
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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...
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Acute Pancreatitis
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About Balsalazide
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...
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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...
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esalazine, olsalazine or balsalazide for RAThe author has hi...
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" ...Instead of Sulfasalazine, I wondered if anyone has tried Mesalazine, olsalazine or balsalazide for RA The author has hidden... "

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like balsalazide, sulphasalazine and olsalazine that are...
| www.ulcerativecolitis.org.uk
" ...there are other 5ASAs like balsalazide, sulphasalazine and olsalazine that are not mesalazine based, perhaps they... "

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Mesalamine enemas C. Balsalazide D. Olsalazine E. Sulfas...
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" 28-year-old man has a 2-month history of abdominal pain and bloating. An upper ...this time? A. pH-release mesalamine B. Mesalamine enemas C. Balsalazide D. Olsalazine E.... "

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alazine, olsalazine, and the more recently approved balsal...
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" ...colitis. The 5-ASA compounds that are conjugated by an azo bond are dependent upon colonic bacteria for release and include sulfasalazine, olsalazine, and the more recently approved balsalazid... "

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Balsalazide, Olsalazine and Sulphasalazine. They are...
| www.ulcerativecolitis.org.uk
" ...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... "

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nic releaseOlsalazine (Dipentum®) - diazo bond of two 5-ASA...
| www.healingwell.com
" ...of metallomatrix 5-ASA, ileocolonic release Olsalazine (Dipentum®) - diazo bond of ...bond with sulfapyradine, colonic release. balsalazide (colazal) is supposed to release... "

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y me on olsalazine (stuipid idea since the side effects ar...
| www.ulcerativecolitis.org.uk
" ...let them try me on olsalazine (stuipid idea since the side effects are known to be worse) and then balsalazide - which seemed to help symptoms rather than make... "

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ug)MONITOR: Aminosalicylate derivatives (e.g., balsalazide,...
" ...your selected drugs mercaptopurine and balsalazide (Moderate Drug-Drug) MONITOR: Aminosalicylate derivatives (e.g., balsalazide, mesalamine, olsalazine, sulfasalazine) may potentiate the... "

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asa, olsalazine, or balsalazide, compared with 6 μmol/...
| www.healingwell.com
" ...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... "

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zine, balsalazide. These are distantly related to asp...
| crohnszone.org
" ...prednisolone, budesonide. 5-Asas (amino salicylic acids) : e.g. mesalazine, olsalazine, balsalazide. These are distantly related to aspirin and reduce inflammation.... "

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