Saaz Ds 1gm Strip Of 10 Tablets
Saaz Ds 1gm Strip Of 10 Tablets

Saaz Ds 1gm Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Sulfasalazine(1.0 G)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

Medical Description

Saaz DS 1 gm tablet contains Sulfasalazine as its active ingredient. It is used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and is also used in treating rheumatoid ar...
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uses

Uses of Saaz Ds 1 G

  • Saaz DS 1 gm 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

Contraindications of Saaz Ds 1 G

  • If you are allergic to Sulfasalazine or any other ingredients of Saaz DS 1 gm 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Saaz Ds 1 G

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

Precautions and Warnings of Saaz Ds 1 G

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Saaz DS 1 gm tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting Saaz DS 1 gm tablet.
  • Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Saaz DS 1 gm tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should avoid breastfeeding while taking Saaz DS 1 gm tablet, as Sulfasalazine passes into breast milk in small amount and there have been reports of diarrhoea or blood in the stools of breastfed babies.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Saaz DS 1 gm tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Saaz DS 1 gm tablet on driving. However, since this medicine may cause dizziness, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Saaz DS 1 gm tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Saaz DS 1 gm tablet. It is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 test or urine test done to check your condition before and during treatment with this medicine.
  • Saaz DS 1 gm tablet is not recommended for use in children suffering from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Saaz Ds 1 G

How Does It Work?

Sulfasalazine in Saaz DS 1 gm tablet works by preventing or blocking the body from producing certain substances that may cause inflammation.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Saaz Ds 1 G

Saaz DS 1 gm 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 ...
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interactions

Interactions of Saaz Ds 1 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Saaz DS 1 gm tablet may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you h...
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  • Concomitant use of Saaz DS 1 gm tablet along with certain anti-diabetic medications like glipizide, metformin, pioglitazone may cause low blood sugar levels. Thus, it 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, mercaptopurine (used in organ transplant) should be used with caution along with Saaz DS 1 gm tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Saaz Ds 1 G

Store Saaz DS 1 gm 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 or damaged medicines. Discard unused medic...
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dosage

Dosage of Saaz Ds 1 G

Overdose

Seek urgent medical help if you feel that you have taken too much of Saaz DS 1 gm tablet.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Saaz DS 1 gm tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the m...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long should one take Saaz DS 1 gm tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Saaz DS 1 gm 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 DS 1 gm tablet cause addiction?

A: No, Saaz DS 1 gm tablet is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is Saaz DS a painkiller?

A: No, Saaz DS is not a painkiller. It is an anti-inflammatory medicine that works by reducing inflammation (swelling) inside the body.

Q: Is Saaz DS 1 gm tablet effective?

A: Yes, Saaz DS 1 gm 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 Ds a steroid?

A: No, Saaz Ds is not a steroid. It belongs to an anti-inflammatory class of medicines.

Q: Can I stop Saaz DS?

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

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ContainsSulfasalazine(1.0 G)
UsesInflammatory bowel diseases
Side effectsStomach pain, indigestion, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 13 Dec 2021 | 05:53 PM (IST)
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