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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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Colazide vs Pentasa

Colazide
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Pentasa
Other name: Balsalazide Balsalazide
Other name: Asacol Asacol
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1.9
Concern level
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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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Mesalazine (International Nonproprietary Name, British Approved Name), also known as Mesalamine (United States Adopted Name) or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), is an anti-inflammatory medication used to treat inflammation of the digestive trac...
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About Colazide
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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Mesalazine (International Nonproprietary Name, British Approved Name), also known as Mesalamine (United States Adopted Name) or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), is an anti-inflammatory medication used to treat inflammation of the digestive trac...
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n pentasa suppositories. fingers crossed no more problems....
| www.healingwell.com
" Colazide (allergic reactions?) Has anyone had an allergic reation to Balsalazide sodium? The inside of my ...start a new batch of colazide pills. I had been taking ...obvious reasons I am now just on... "

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I can't tolerate the Pentasa and Asacol for some reason...
| www.healingwell.com
" Yea sure, I can't tolerate the Pentasa and Asacol for some reason ...make me extremely sick. The Colazide doesn't seem to have any... "

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effects I experienced from the Pentasa and Asacol (approx...
| www.healingwell.com
" ...sure why my GI put me on Balsalazide to be honest. I ...horrible side effects I experienced from the Pentasa and Asacol (approx 8 hours ...issue though. I definitely have zero (noticeable) side effects from... "

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with me. Previously I was on Pentasa and they were ok. The...
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" I have been on Colazide since my last flare in Jan 08 but they've always seemed to agree with me. Previously I was on Pentasa and they were ok. The only one which was... "

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granules (which were coming straight through!) to colazide...
| www.ulcerativecolitis.org.uk
" Feeling exhausted at the moment, UC ...them. New consultant has changed my Pentasa granules (which were coming straight through!) to colazide and I have tapered off ...bugs?! But I am taking some probiotic... "

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ffect and put me on Colazide (Balsalazide disodium), a d...
| www.crohnsforum.com
" ...on this, and because other Pentasa users might be interested... I ...chest problems. He has taken me off Pentasa with immediate effect and put me on Colazide (Balsalazide disodium), a drug I've... "

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what with the reaction to the Pentasa, and the bleeding,...
| www.ulcerativecolitis.org.uk
" ...thanks for the posts. Started Pentasa suppositories last night. Shoved one ...a reaction to asacol and colazide, then this would do the ...the predfoam, what with the reaction to the Pentasa, and the... "

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one failed to work, pentasa, colazide, asacol, etc. now...
| www.ulcerativecolitis.org.uk
" ...back up, and I was also given aa drug to try - each one failed to work, pentasa, colazide, asacol, etc. now trying aza with the steroids and tapering... "

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een on colazide for 10 months with very good results. I...
" ...asacol, then Pentasa, now I have been on colazide for 10 months with very good results. I'm also given ...back in 12 weeks! Having UC is an expensive business, treatment with colazide costs £hundreds... "

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btw im taking colazide just now and there rubbish. ive went...
| www.crohnsforum.com
" btw im taking colazide just now and there rubbish. ...put back on mezevant or pentas... "

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