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balsalazide disodium (Colazal, Giazo) is a drug prescribed for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of mild to moderately ulcerative colitis. Side effects, drug interactions, and warnings and precautions should be reviewed prior to taking any medicication.

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      • Summary of medication treatment
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Terms related to balsalazide disodium:

  • Colazal
  • Giazo