Vegaz OD 1200mg Tablet 10'S


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MESALAMINE 1.2 GM
By Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
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Rs.282.00
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Drug Information for Vegaz OD 1200mg Tablet 10'S

What is VEGAZ OD?

  • VEGAZ OD contains the active substance Mesalazine which is an anti-inflammatory agent
CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION

THERAPEUTIC USES

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

INTERACTIONS

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

SIDE EFFECTS

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What VEGAZ OD is used for?

It is used for the:

  • treatment of mild to moderate active ulcerative colitis and for long-term maintenance therapy to maintain remission and prevent relapse of active disease
  • management of mild to moderate Crohn’s Disease and maintenance of Crohn’s Disease in remission induced by surgery or medication
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TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR

PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING

CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients in the product or any other salicylates
  • have severe liver or kidney problem
  • have peptic ulcer (stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer)
  • have a urinary tract obstruction
  • have had previously inflammation of the heart (which may be the result of an infection of the heart)
  • have chronic lung problems (e.g. asthma, bronchitis etc.)
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  • If think you might be pregnant or are breast-feeding, since mesalamine crosses the placenta in pregnancy and is excreted in breast milk in small quantities. You should ask your doctor for advice about taking this medicine in these circumstances
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  • Do not give VEGAZ OD to children aged below 2 years
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  • VEGAZ OD does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery
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Tell your doctor, if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including those obtained without a prescription

  • anticoagulants (e.g. coumarin)
  • orobenecid
  • sulfinpyrazone
  • spironolactone
  • furosemide
  • rifampicin
  • methotrexate
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  • Always take VEGAZ OD exactly as your doctor has told you
  • The tablets should be swallowed whole with plenty of water without breaking the tablet

The usual dose is:

  • Management of mild to moderate active ulcerative colitis and maintenance therapy in adults: 0.5 g four times daily (2 g daily dose)
  • Management of mild to moderate Crohn’s disease in adults: 1 g four times daily (4 g daily dose). For patients with Crohn’s Disease in remission, the usual dose is 3 g daily in divided doses

If you take more VEGAZ OD

  • If you take too much VEGAZ OD, tell your doctor immediately or go to your nearest hospital

If you forget to take VEGAZ OD

  • Take it as soon as you remember and continue taking your tablets as before
  • Do not take two doses together
  • If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and carry on as before

If you stop taking VEGAZ OD

  • Keep taking VEGAZ OD for as long as your doctor tells you
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Like all medicines, VEGAZ OD can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

SERIOUS

COMMON

UNCOMMON

RARE

  • blood problems such as unexplained bruising, unusual bleeding (for example, nose bleeds), anemia (feeling weak), fever, sore throat
  • pancreatis (inflamed or swollen pancreas) and symptoms such as abdominal pain and feeling sick
  • acute intolerance syndrome – symptoms include cramping, acute stomach pain, blood and excessive stools (diarrhea), fever, headache and rash
  • allergic reaction – symptoms include swelling of the mouth, throat, difficulty in breathing and rash
  • hepatitis including liver failure (inflammation of the liver) – symptoms include jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes) and flu-like symptoms
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  • abdominal pain
  • vomiting
  • rash
  • fatigue
  • fever
  • back pain
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • itching skin (pruritis)
  • diarrhea and feeling sick (nausea)
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  • dizziness
  • feeling sleepy or tired
  • trembling or shaking
  • ear or throat pain
  • racing heartbeat
  • changes in blood pressure
  • painful or bloated stomach
  • hair loss, indigestion, acne
  • rash
  • joint aches or pains, back pain
  • weakness
  • swollen face
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  • decreased sperm count and motility
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STORAGE

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not use VEGAZ OD after the expiry date
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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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