Giazo Oral Tablet 1.1G Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Giazo: Oral tablet (1.1g)

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Giazo 1.1g Tablet
Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Pill Identification: BZT 

What is this Medicine?

BALSALAZIDE (bal SAL a zide) is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis in males at least 18 years old.

In-Depth Information

Giazo 1.1g Tablet

NDC: 656490102
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ulcerative Colitis

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Giazo 1.1g Tablet
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Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Pill Identification: BZT 
Shape: oval
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Giazo 1.1g Tablet

Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cholestasis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
3.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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