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Asacol vs Colazal for a female patient aged 33

Summary: 1,122 female patients aged 33 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Asacol vs Colazal for a female aged 33. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Asacol (latest outcomes from 7,727 users) has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in ulcerative colitis.

Colazal (latest outcomes from 668 users) has active ingredients of balsalazide disodium. It is often used in ulcerative colitis.

On Mar, 31, 2015: 1,122 female patients aged 27 who take the same drugs are studied in Asacol vs Colazal

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female27Crohn's Colitis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Asacol mesalamineProcter And Gamble
Colazal balsalazide disodiumSalix Pharms

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 27 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Asacol (Procter And Gamble)Colazal (Salix Pharms)
Crohn's DiseaseCrohn's Disease
PyrexiaInsomnia
NauseaHypertension
HeadacheAnaemia
Drug Exposure During PregnancyColitis Ulcerative
DiarrhoeaAnxiety
Condition AggravatedFatigue
Abdominal PainCystitis
ArthralgiaDepersonalisation
FatigueDepression

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Asacol (Procter And Gamble)Colazal (Salix Pharms)
Crohn's DiseasePain In Extremity
Intestinal PerforationDyspnoea
IleusDeep Vein Thrombosis
PeritonitisPleuritic Pain
Benign Intracranial HypertensionPulmonary Embolism
BlindnessPyrexia
HeadacheCrohn's Disease
VomitingFistula
NauseaUveitis
Glomerulonephritis Nos

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Asacol5.45%21.82%36.36%25.45%10.91%
Colazal0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Asacol (mesalamine) is often used to treat ulcerative colitis. Colazal (balsalazide disodium) is often used to treat ulcerative colitis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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