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Colazal Drug Description
COLAZAL®
(balsalazide disodium) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of balsalazide (Colazal)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using balsalazide and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

worsening colitis symptoms, such as fever, stomach pain, cramps, or bloody diarrhea;
bleeding from your rectum; or
pale skin, easy bruising, weakness.

Keep taking balsalazide and talk to your doctor...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Colazal »




Each COLAZAL capsule contains 750 mg of balsalazide disodium, a prodrug that
is enzymatically cleaved in the colon to produce mesalamine (5-aminosalicylic
acid or 5-ASA), an anti-inflammatory drug. Each capsule of COLAZAL (750 mg)
is equivalent to 267 mg of mesalamine. Balsalazide disodium has the chemical
name (E)-5-[[-4-[[(2- carboxyethyl) amino]carbonyl] phenyl]azo]-2-hydroxybenzoic
acid, disodium salt, dihydrate. Its structural formula is:







Molecular Weight: 437.32
Molecular Formula: C17H13N3O6Na2•2H2O
Balsalazide disodium is a stable, odorless orange to yellow microcrystalline powder. It is freely soluble in water and isotonic saline, sparingly soluble in methanol and ethanol, and practically insoluble in all other organic solvents.
Inactive Ingredients: Each hard gelatin capsule contains colloidal silicon
dioxide and magnesium stearate. The sodium content of each capsule is approximately
86 mg.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/3/2008




Colazal Drug Description
COLAZAL®
(balsalazide disodium) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of balsalazide (Colazal)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using balsalazide and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

worsening colitis symptoms, such as fever, stomach pain, cramps, or bloody diarrhea;
bleeding from your rectum; or
pale skin, easy bruising, weakness.

Keep taking balsalazide and talk to your doctor...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Colazal »




Each COLAZAL capsule contains 750 mg of balsalazide disodium, a prodrug that
is enzymatically cleaved in the colon to produce mesalamine (5-aminosalicylic
acid or 5-ASA), an anti-inflammatory drug. Each capsule of COLAZAL (750 mg)
is equivalent to 267 mg of mesalamine. Balsalazide disodium has the chemical
name (E)-5-[[-4-[[(2- carboxyethyl) amino]carbonyl] phenyl]azo]-2-hydroxybenzoic
acid, disodium salt, dihydrate. Its structural formula is:







Molecular Weight: 437.32
Molecular Formula: C17H13N3O6Na2•2H2O
Balsalazide disodium is a stable, odorless orange to yellow microcrystalline powder. It is freely soluble in water and isotonic saline, sparingly soluble in methanol and ethanol, and practically insoluble in all other organic solvents.
Inactive Ingredients: Each hard gelatin capsule contains colloidal silicon
dioxide and magnesium stearate. The sodium content of each capsule is approximately
86 mg.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/3/2008




Colazal Drug Description
COLAZAL®
(balsalazide disodium) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of balsalazide (Colazal)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using balsalazide and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

worsening colitis symptoms, such as fever, stomach pain, cramps, or bloody diarrhea;
bleeding from your rectum; or
pale skin, easy bruising, weakness.

Keep taking balsalazide and talk to your doctor...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Colazal »




Each COLAZAL capsule contains 750 mg of balsalazide disodium, a prodrug that
is enzymatically cleaved in the colon to produce mesalamine (5-aminosalicylic
acid or 5-ASA), an anti-inflammatory drug. Each capsule of COLAZAL (750 mg)
is equivalent to 267 mg of mesalamine. Balsalazide disodium has the chemical
name (E)-5-[[-4-[[(2- carboxyethyl) amino]carbonyl] phenyl]azo]-2-hydroxybenzoic
acid, disodium salt, dihydrate. Its structural formula is:







Molecular Weight: 437.32
Molecular Formula: C17H13N3O6Na2•2H2O
Balsalazide disodium is a stable, odorless orange to yellow microcrystalline powder. It is freely soluble in water and isotonic saline, sparingly soluble in methanol and ethanol, and practically insoluble in all other organic solvents.
Inactive Ingredients: Each hard gelatin capsule contains colloidal silicon
dioxide and magnesium stearate. The sodium content of each capsule is approximately
86 mg.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/3/2008




Colazal Drug Description
COLAZAL®
(balsalazide disodium) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of balsalazide (Colazal)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using balsalazide and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

worsening colitis symptoms, such as fever, stomach pain, cramps, or bloody diarrhea;
bleeding from your rectum; or
pale skin, easy bruising, weakness.

Keep taking balsalazide and talk to your doctor...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Colazal »




Each COLAZAL capsule contains 750 mg of balsalazide disodium, a prodrug that
is enzymatically cleaved in the colon to produce mesalamine (5-aminosalicylic
acid or 5-ASA), an anti-inflammatory drug. Each capsule of COLAZAL (750 mg)
is equivalent to 267 mg of mesalamine. Balsalazide disodium has the chemical
name (E)-5-[[-4-[[(2- carboxyethyl) amino]carbonyl] phenyl]azo]-2-hydroxybenzoic
acid, disodium salt, dihydrate. Its structural formula is:







Molecular Weight: 437.32
Molecular Formula: C17H13N3O6Na2•2H2O
Balsalazide disodium is a stable, odorless orange to yellow microcrystalline powder. It is freely soluble in water and isotonic saline, sparingly soluble in methanol and ethanol, and practically insoluble in all other organic solvents.
Inactive Ingredients: Each hard gelatin capsule contains colloidal silicon
dioxide and magnesium stearate. The sodium content of each capsule is approximately
86 mg.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/3/2008




Colazal Drug Description
COLAZAL®
(balsalazide disodium) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of balsalazide (Colazal)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using balsalazide and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

worsening colitis symptoms, such as fever, stomach pain, cramps, or bloody diarrhea;
bleeding from your rectum; or
pale skin, easy bruising, weakness.

Keep taking balsalazide and talk to your doctor...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Colazal »




Each COLAZAL capsule contains 750 mg of balsalazide disodium, a prodrug that
is enzymatically cleaved in the colon to produce mesalamine (5-aminosalicylic
acid or 5-ASA), an anti-inflammatory drug. Each capsule of COLAZAL (750 mg)
is equivalent to 267 mg of mesalamine. Balsalazide disodium has the chemical
name (E)-5-[[-4-[[(2- carboxyethyl) amino]carbonyl] phenyl]azo]-2-hydroxybenzoic
acid, disodium salt, dihydrate. Its structural formula is:







Molecular Weight: 437.32
Molecular Formula: C17H13N3O6Na2•2H2O
Balsalazide disodium is a stable, odorless orange to yellow microcrystalline powder. It is freely soluble in water and isotonic saline, sparingly soluble in methanol and ethanol, and practically insoluble in all other organic solvents.
Inactive Ingredients: Each hard gelatin capsule contains colloidal silicon
dioxide and magnesium stearate. The sodium content of each capsule is approximately
86 mg.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/3/2008





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