Sazo 1000 Tablet DR

Sazo 1000 Tablet DR

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Sazo 1000 Tablet DR is a medicine used to treat various inflammatory conditions of the joints (rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis), skin (psoriasis), and bowel (ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease).

Sazo 1000 Tablet DR is to be taken with food. This will help you prevent an upset stomach. You should take it regularly and at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit from it. Keep taking it as recommended by your doctor and complete the dose even if you feel better. Taking it with plenty of water can help you avoid kidney problems such as kidney stones.

Using this medicine may cause some common side effects such as nausea, headache, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, and gastrointestinal discomfort. You should consult with your doctor if any of these side effects do resolve with time or get worse. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these symptoms.

To make sure the medicine is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any problem with your heart, kidneys, or liver. Also, tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking. Your doctor may recommend regular blood tests to check your kidney and liver functions, and blood components. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult with their doctors before taking the medicine.

Uses of Sazo Tablet DR

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ankylosing spondylitis

Benefits of Sazo Tablet DR

In Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis or RA is an autoimmune disorder, in which the immune system starts attacking the lining of your joints. This causes pain and swelling in the joints.
Sazo 1000 Tablet DR helps treat rheumatoid arthritis. It makes the immune system function normally and prevents it from attacking the body. Sazo 1000 Tablet DR gives relief from the symptoms such as pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints. This helps in easy movement and makes you do your daily activities more easily. Sazo 1000 Tablet DR also limits damage to the joints and helps prevent disability in the long term.
Sazo 1000 Tablet DR does not work straight away. Improvement in symptoms occurs gradually from about 6 to 12 weeks after starting the treatment. Other medicines may be given to improve your symptoms while waiting for Sazo 1000 Tablet DR to work.

In Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a condition that causes redness and swelling in the large intestine and the rectum (lower part of large intestine). This can cause bleeding, frequent passing of stool and stomach pain. Sazo 1000 Tablet DR reduces the pain and swelling and gives you relief from these symptoms. It reduces the discomfort and helps you live your life normally. Sazo 1000 Tablet DR if taken as prescribed can prevent the return of ulcerative colitis flare (return or worsening of your symptoms). Drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease is a condition that causes redness and swelling in any part of the digestive system.
It can affect any part of the digestive system, from mouth to the anus. It can cause severe stomach pain.
Sazo 1000 Tablet DR works by blocking chemicals causing pain and swelling. Thereby giving relief and helping you to live a normal life. You should always take it as it has been prescribed for you.

In Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a condition that mainly affects the spine. It causes severe pain and stiffness from the neck to the lower back.
Sazo 1000 Tablet DR acts by lowering the activity of chemicals that causes pain and swelling. Sazo 1000 Tablet DR slows down any damage caused by the disease and reduces the possibility of long-term disability.
Sazo 1000 Tablet DR is a slow-acting medicine so you won’t notice an immediate effect but they’re very effective over a period of time. So it is advisable to take it as prescribed by your doctor.


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Side effects of Sazo Tablet DR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Sazo

  • Diarrhea
  • Gastrointestinal discomfort
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Oligospermia (low sperm count)
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss

How to use Sazo Tablet DR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Sazo 1000 Tablet DR is to be taken with food.

How Sazo Tablet DR works

Sazo 1000 Tablet DR is a Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatoid Drug (DMARD). It works by suppressing the overactivity of the immune system in autoimmune diseases and blocks the chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling).

Safety Advice


It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Sazo 1000 Tablet DR.


Sazo 1000 Tablet DR is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.


Sazo 1000 Tablet DR is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.


Sazo 1000 Tablet DR does not usually affect your ability to drive.


Sazo 1000 Tablet DR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sazo 1000 Tablet DR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.


Sazo 1000 Tablet DR is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Sazo Tablet DR?

If you miss a dose of Sazo 1000 Tablet DR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.