Category: Anti-Inflammatory

Balsalazide 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,[2] in the large intestine. Its advantage over that drug in the treatment of ulcerative colitis is be...

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white round pill cz02 ## I believe this is the old pill that is now being made in a capsule form of something called Balsalazide 750mg or brand name Colazal. It is an anti-imflammatory used to relax the bowel. Side effects include severe diarrhea, stomach cramping, ulcers, among others. ## Actually, the marking on the tablet has been misread, it's ZC 02 and it contains 25mgs of Promethazine, the active ingredient in Phenergan, which is most commonly used to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting. Learn more Phenergan details here. Side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth. Are there any comments or questions?

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Hi My name is Johanna and I can't aford My Balsalazide how would or could you help me with this thank you. ## The name brand for Balsalazide in the U.S. is Colazal and there is an assistance program available through the manufacturer Salix. To see if you qualify for the program, you can call them toll free at 866-282-6563. Learn more Balsalazide details here. Can you post back and let me know if you have any luck?


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.

NDC Database Records for Balsalazide: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0079 Balsalazide Disodium 750 mg Oral Capsule by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0378-6750 Balsalazide Disodium 750 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 54868-6137 Balsalazide Disodium 750 mg Oral Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 58118-0140 Balsalazide Disodium 750 mg Oral Capsule by Clinical Solutions Wholesale, LLC
  • 60505-2575 Balsalazide Disodium 750 mg Oral Capsule by Apotex Corp.
  • 68682-750 Balsalazide Disodium 750 mg Oral Capsule by Oceanside Pharmaceuticals

Other drugs which contain Balsalazide or a similar ingredient: (2 results)