balsalazide

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balsalazide

 [bal-sal´ah-zīd]
a prodrug of the antiinflammatory mesalamine, to which it is converted in the colon; administered orally as the disodium salt in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.

balsalazide

/bal·sal·a·zide/ (bal-sal´ah-zīd) a prodrug of the antiinflammatory mesalamine, to which it is converted in the colon; administered orally as the sodium salt in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.

balsalazide

[bal-sal′ah-zīd]
a prodrug of the antiinflammatory mesalamine, to which it is converted in the colon; administered orally as the disodium salt in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.

balsalazide

Colazal® Internal medicine An agent that delivers concentrated 5-aminosalicylic acid to the colonic mucosa in Pts with ulcerative colitis. See Ulcerative colitis.

balsalazide

A drug used in the treatment of ULCERATIVE COLITIS. A brand name is Colazide.
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COLAZAL (balsalazide disodium) Capsules 750 mg, is an anti-inflammatory drug approved for the treatment of mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis.
2 million from sales of our authorized generic version of COLAZAL by our authorized generic distributor, Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The increase in 2007 selling, general and administrative expenses was primarily related to pre-launch activities for balsalazide tablet and granulated mesalamine and a small, one-time write-off associated with COLAZAL samples.