Colazide vs Pentasa

Colazide
(Rx)
Pentasa
(Rx)
Colazide is an IBD medication.
Pentasa is an IBD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
?
2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Ulcerative Colitis
3.1
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
May 10, 1993
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
235 Discussions
26,599 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Colitis
#3 for IBD
Colazide is prescribed for Ulcerative Colitis, Colitis and IBD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#3 for IBD
#4 for Colitis
Our data suggest that Pentasa is taken for Crohn's Disease, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for Ulcerative Colitis.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Col
Weight Gain
6
Nausea
4
Depression
4
Bloating
4
Fever
3
Palpitations
3
Acne
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Bladder Inflammation
2
Dizziness
2
Pen
Nausea
8
Weight Gain
6
Bloating
5
Hair Loss
4
Fever
3
Rash
2
Dizziness
2
Itching
2
Acne
1
Gastritis
1
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Colazide
Col
Pentasa
Pen
Weight Gain
Col
Pen
6
6
Nausea
Col
Pen
4
8
Depression
Col
Pen
4
0
Bloating
Col
Pen
4
5
Fever
Col
Pen
3
3
Palpitations
Col
Pen
3
0
Acne
Col
Pen
3
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Col
Pen
3
0
Bladder Inflammation
Col
Pen
2
0
Dizziness
Col
Pen
2
2
Nausea
Pen
Col
8
4
Weight Gain
Pen
Col
6
6
Bloating
Pen
Col
5
4
Hair Loss
Pen
Col
4
0
Fever
Pen
Col
3
3
Rash
Pen
Col
2
0
Dizziness
Pen
Col
2
2
Itching
Pen
Col
2
0
Acne
Pen
Col
1
3
Gastritis
Pen
Col
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Colazide and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Pentasa and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Capsule: 250 mg, 500 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Balsalazide Disodium
Mesalamine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Colazide and Pentasa: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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