No human data: potential diarrhea
Common side effects include headaches, abdominal pain and cramping, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, rash, fever, rare diarrhea, respiratory infection, and arthralgia.
Avoid balsalazide if you are allergic to medicines containing salicylates, such as aspirin, or mesalamine (Rowasa®, Asacol® HD, Pentasa®, Canasa®, Lialda®, Apriso®,and Delzicol® ). Kidney toxicity has been rarely reported. Use caution if there is active renal disease. To see the full prescribing information for these medications, click below - Colazal® - Giazo®