Olsalazine

Category: Anti-Inflammatory



Olsalazine Overview

Olsalazine is an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis. It is sold under the name Dipentum. The chemical name is 3,3' -azobis (6-hydroxybenzoate)salicylic acid. It is sold as the disodium salt. Like balsalazide, olsalazine is believed to deliver mesalazine, or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), past the small intestine, directly to the large intestine, which is the active site of disease in ulcerative colitis. Contents 1 History ...

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Olsalazine
  • Capsule: 250mg
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