balsalazide(redirected from Giazo)
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.
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balsalazideColazal® Internal medicine An agent that delivers concentrated 5-aminosalicylic acid to the colonic mucosa in Pts with ulcerative colitis. See Ulcerative colitis.
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balsalazideA drug used in the treatment of ULCERATIVE COLITIS. A brand name is Colazide.
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