Colazal is a prescription medication that is used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. Colazal contains balsalazide and works by decreasing swelling in the colon and by affecting a substance in the body that causes tissue damage, inflammation and diarrhea.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Colazal include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of balsalazide.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Colazal?
If you miss a dose of Colazal, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Colazal?
Colazal is available in a strength of 750mg.