What is Balacol?

Balacol Capsule is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Intestinal Disorder, Ulcerative Colitis and other conditions.

Balacol Capsule contains Balsalazide as an active ingredient.

Balacol Capsule works by reducing bowel inflammation, diarrhea, rectal bleeding, and stomach pain.

Detailed information related to Balacol Capsule’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Balacol Capsule Uses

Balacol Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Intestinal Disorder
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Balacol Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Balacol Capsule improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

Reducing bowel inflammation, diarrhea, rectal bleeding, and stomach pain.

Balacol Capsule – Composition and Active Ingredients

Balacol Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

Balsalazide (750 MG)

Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Balacol Capsule – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Balacol Capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Sore Throat
  • Coughing
  • Yellowing Of The Skin Or Eyes
  • Runny Nose
  • Joint Pain
  • Headache

If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

Balacol Capsule – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Balsalazide is for short-term use only
  • Liver or kidney disease
  • Pyloric stenosis

Balacol Capsule – Drug Interactions

If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Balacol Capsule may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Balacol Capsule may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Azathioprine
  • Mercaptopurine

Balacol Capsule Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Balacol Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, Balacol Capsule should not be taken if you have the following conditions:

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Skin reaction

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