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Saaz 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Saaz 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Saaz 500 MG Description

Saaz 500mg tablet contains sulfasalazine as its active ingredient. It is used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Saaz 500 is also used in treating rheumatoid arthritis. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. You should have plenty of fluids while on treatment with this medicine. You should complete the entire treatment with this medicine and not stop it mid-way on your own without first consulting your doctor. Before starting the treatment with Saaz 500, inform your doctor about your existing conditions, medicine and supplements.


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ContainsSulfasalazine(500.0 Mg)
UsesInflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn’s Disease, rheumatoid arthritis
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, fever, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, cough, itchy skin, joint pain
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Uses of Saaz 500 MG

  • Saaz 500mg tablet is used for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s Disease (a medical condition that causes inflammation and ulcers in your digestive tract).
  • It is also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (a condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints).

Contraindications of Saaz 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to Sulfasalazine or any other ingredients of Saaz 500mg tablet.
  • If you are allergic to other salicylates like aspirin or a type of antibiotic called sulfonamides like sulfamethizole, sulfadiazine, etc.
  • If you are suffering from a rare condition called porphyria.
  • Do not use this medicine in children less than 2 years old.

Side effects of Saaz 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Heartburn
  • Cough
  • Itchy skin
  • Joint pain

Precautions and Warnings of Saaz 500 MG



Can I take Saaz 500mg tablet during pregnancy?
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting Saaz 500mg tablet.
  • Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Saaz 500mg tablet while breastfeeding?
You should avoid breastfeeding while taking Saaz 500mg tablet, as Sulfasalazine passes into breast milk in small amounts and there have been reports of diarrhoea or blood in the stools of breastfed babies.


Can I drive if I have consumed Saaz 500mg tablet?
There is limited information about the effects of Saaz 500mg tablet on driving but since this medicine may cause dizziness, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol with Saaz 500mg tablet?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Saaz 500mg tablet, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You have a blood enzyme deficiency (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency).
  • You had or have asthma.
  • Your doctor may frequently ask you to get your blood and other tests like liver function tests or urine tests to check your condition before and during treatment with this medicine.
  • Saaz 500mg tablet is not recommended for use in children suffering from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Directions for Use of Saaz 500 MG

Saaz 500mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Drink plenty of water while taking this medicine. It would be best if...
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Storage and disposal of Saaz 500 MG

  • Store Saaz 500mg tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired medicines. Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Quick Tips of Saaz 500 MG

  • Saaz 500mg tablet is an anti-inflammatory medicine used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis. This medicine has sulfasalazine as its main ingredient. It should not b...
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  • Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. It is recommended to take it with meals to avoid discomfort in the stomach.
  • Use of this medicine is not recommended in children less than 2 years old and children suffering from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to salicylates (aspirin), sulfonamides (sulfadiazine), or any other medicine. If you have asthma, blood enzyme deficiency, or problems with the kidney or liver.
  • You may experience some side effects if used with other medicine like anti-diabetic medicines, methotrexate, digoxin, etc. It must be used with your doctor's advice.
  • Vomiting, fever, headache, dizziness, heartburn, and pain in the stomach or joint can be seen as side effects of this medicine, if side effects bother you please consult your doctor.
  • Before starting Saaz 500 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding. Also, inform your doctor about all your other medicines and your complete medi...
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Dosage of Saaz 500 MG


Seek urgent medical help if you feel that you have taken too much of Saaz 500mg tablet.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Saaz 500mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for...
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Mode of Action of Saaz 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Sulfasalazine in Saaz 500mg tablet works by preventing or blocking the body from producing certain substances that may cause inflammation.

Interactions of Saaz 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Saaz 500mg tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss it with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you ...
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  • Concomitant use of Saaz 500mg tablet along with certain anti-diabetic medications like glipizide, metformin, and pioglitazone may cause low blood sugar levels, and thus should be cautiously used.
  • Concomitant use along with methotrexate (used to treat rheumatoid arthritis) may increase the risk of side effects like nausea.
  • Other medicines like digoxin (used to treat heart failure), azathioprine, and mercaptopurine (used in organ transplant) should be used with caution along with Saaz 500mg tablet.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long to take Saaz 500mg tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Saaz 500mg tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Does Saaz 500mg tablet cause addiction?

A: No, Saaz 500mg tablet is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Saaz 500mg tablet if I feel better?

A: No, you should not stop taking Saaz 500mg tablet until advised by your doctor, even if you are feeling good. Please reach out to your doctor if you have any issues while taking this medicine.

Q: Is Saaz 500mg tablet effective?

A: Yes, Saaz 500mg tablet is effective if taken at dose and duration advised by your doctor. Follow all the instructions carefully & do not miss any dose.

Q: Is Saaz a steroid?

A: No, it is not a steroid. It is an anti-inflammatory medicine.

Q: For how long do I need to take Saaz?

A: You should take it for as long as the doctor has prescribed. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so.

Q: What are the side effects of Saaz 500 mg?

A: Headache, dizziness, fever, nausea, stomach discomfort, cough etc. are a few common side effects of Saaz 500. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.

Q: What is the use of Saaz 500?

A: Saaz 500mg tablet is used for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s Disease (a medical condition that causes inflammation and ulcers in your digestive tract). It is also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (a condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints).

Q: Can I take Saaz 500 empty stomach?

A: You should take Saaz 500 with food or as advised by a doctor. It would be best to take it with meals to avoid stomach discomfort.
Last Updated on: 9 May 2023 | 10:14 PM (IST)

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