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Giazo

PATIENT INFORMATION

  • Instruct patients not to take GIAZO if they have a hypersensitivity to salicylates (e.g., aspirin).
  • Instruct patients to take GIAZO with or without food.
  • Advise patients who need to control sodium intake that the recommended dosing of GIAZO (6.6 g/day) provides about 756 mg of sodium per day.
  • Instruct patients to contact their health care provider if they experience a worsening of their ulcerative colitis symptoms, because it could be due to a reaction to GIAZO.
  • Instruct patients to make sure they let their health care provider know:
    • If they have or are later diagnosed with renal dysfunction. Damage to the kidney has been observed in some people given medications similar to GIAZO.
    • If they have or are later diagnosed with liver disease. Worsening liver disease has been observed in some people given medications similar to GIAZO.

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/13/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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