"Ulcerative colitis facts
- Ulcerative colitis is an inflammation of the large intestine (colon).
- The cause of ulcerative colitis is unknown.
- Intermittent rectal bleeding, c"...
GIAZO is indicated for the treatment of mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis in male patients 18 years of age and older.
Limitations of Use
- Effectiveness of GIAZO in the treatment of female patients was not demonstrated in clinical trials (see Clinical Trials].
- Safety and effectiveness of GIAZO therapy beyond 8 weeks have not been established.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The dose is three 1.1 g GIAZO tablets to be taken 2 times a day with or without food (6.6 g per day) for up to 8 weeks.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
GIAZO is available as yellow, oval, film-coated tablets containing 1.1 g balsalazide disodium, with BZT debossed on one side of the tablet.
Storage And Handling
GIAZO is available as oval, yellow, film-coated tablets containing 1.1 g balsalazide disodium, with BZT debossed on one side of the tablet.
NDC 65649-102-02 Bottles of 180 tablets
NDC 65649-102-03 Bottles of 500 tablets
Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F); excursions permitted between 15° and 30°C (59° and 86°F). See USP Controlled Room Temperature.
Manufactured by Nexgen Pharma, Inc. for Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Morrisville, NC 27560
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/22/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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