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Drug Interactions With Balsalazide

Drug interactions with balsalazide may potentially occur if it is combined with certain other medications. For example, azathioprine and warfarin may interact negatively with balsalazide. These potential interactions can increase your risk of side effects or decrease the effectiveness of warfarin. If drug interactions with balsalazide are a concern, your healthcare provider may adjust your dosages.

An Overview of Drug Interactions With Balsalazide

Balsalazide disodium (Colazal®) can potentially interact with a few other medicines. Among these medicines that may lead to drug interactions with balsalazide are:
 

More Information on Interactions With Balsalazide

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when balsalazide is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Azathioprine
Taking balsalazide 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 balsalazide 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 Drug Interactions With Balsalazide

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

Balsalazide Disodium

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