Active ingredients: balsalazide
What it is used for
Treatment of mild-to-moderate active ulcerative colitis and maintenance of remission, in patients who are intolerant to sulphasalazine.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
beige, size 00 hard gelatine capsules (beige body and cap), contianing an orange/yellow powder. The capsules are printed with "CZ" in black.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient balsalazide
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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