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Lialda is a medication that is licensed for the treatment of ulcerative colitis in adults. It helps to improve symptoms by inhibiting the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lining of the colon. The medication, which is available by prescription, comes in a delayed-release tablet that is generally taken once a day. Potential side effects of Lialda include gas and headache.
- No rectal bleeding
- Fewer trips to the bathroom
- Improved appearance of the colon on a sigmoidoscopy (a test similar to a colonoscopy).