Active Ingredient(s): Balsalazide
FDA Approved: July 18, 2000
Pharm Company: SALIX PHARMS
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

Colazal Overview

Balsalazide is an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. It is sold under the brand names "Giazo", "Colazal" in the US and "Colazide" in the UK. It is also sold in generic form in the US by several generic manufacturers. It is usually administered as the disodium salt. Balsalazide releases mesalazine, also known as 5-aminosalicylic acid, or 5-ASA,[1] in the large intestine. Its advantage over that drug in the treatment of ulcerative colitis is believed to ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 750mg
  • Tablet: 1.1g, 1.1gm
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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