COLAZAL Rx

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COLAZAL

Colorectal disorders
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Balsalazide disodium (prodrug of mesalamine) 750mg; caps.

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Indications for COLAZAL:

Mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis.

Adult:

May swallow whole or sprinkle capsule contents into applesauce. 2.25g 3 times daily for 8 weeks; max 12 weeks.

Children:

May swallow whole or sprinkle capsule contents into apple sauce. <5yrs: not recommended. ≥5yrs: 2.25g 3 times daily or 750mg 3 times daily; max 8 weeks.

Warnings/Precautions:

Pyloric stenosis. Renal dysfunction. History of renal disease. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Salicylate.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, GI upset/pain, arthralgia, respiratory infection, insomnia, fatigue, anorexia, exacerbation of symptoms, pyrexia.

How Supplied:

Caps—280, 500

COLAZAL 750mg capsules (Qty:270)

appx. price $1448.00