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Colazal Oral Uses and How to Use


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Generic Name: BALSALAZIDE - ORAL
Pronounced: (bal-SAL-a-zide)

Colazal Oral Uses

Balsalazide is used to treat a certain bowel disease (ulcerative colitis). It helps to reduce symptoms of ulcerative colitis such as diarrhea, rectal bleeding, and stomach pain. Balsalazide is an anti-inflammatory drug that works by decreasing swelling in the colon.

How To Use Colazal Oral

This medicine comes with a Patient Information Leaflet. Read it carefully. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist any questions that you may have about this medicine.

Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually 3 times daily or as directed by your doctor.

Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.

Inform your doctor if your condition worsens or does not improve after several weeks.



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