Colazal Drug Interactions

If certain medications -- such as warfarin or azathioprine -- are taken with Colazal, drug interactions may potentially occur. These interactions can have potentially negative consequences. For example, they may increase the risk of side effects or make some medications less effective. To prevent Colazal interactions from occurring, your healthcare provider may adjust your dosages.

An Overview of Colazal Drug Interactions

Colazal® (balsalazide disodium) can potentially interact with a few other medicines. Some of these medicines that may lead to Colazal drug interactions include:
 

Colazal Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Colazal is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Azathioprine
Taking Colazal with azathioprine may increase your risk of side effects of azathioprine. Talk with your healthcare provider before talking these medications together.
 
Warfarin
There have been a few reports of Colazal making warfarin less effective. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider should monitor you more closely and adjust your warfarin dosage as necessary.
 

Final Thoughts on Colazal Drug Interactions

It is possible that not all Colazal drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.

Colazal Medication Information

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