Olsalazine

 
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Anti-inflammatory drug

Olsalazine is prescribed for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Olsalazine reduces:
- Abdominal pain;
- Diarrhea (stool frequency);
- Rectal bleeding;
- The bowel inflammation;

Without a Prescription

Olsalazine is prescribed in the treatment of:
- Ulcerative Colitis;
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease;

Olsalazine is a derivative of salicylic acid.

Dosage

The usual dose is a total of 1 gram per day, divided into 2 equal doses.

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include:

Side Effects

Side effects may include:
- Aching muscles;
- Chills;
- Diarrhea;
- Fever;
- Headache;
- Joint pain;
- Loose stools;
- Loss of appetite;
- Vomiting;
- Yellowish skin;

Brand Names

Other synonyms:
- Olsalazine;
- Olsalazine;
- Olsalazine sodium;

Contraindications

Olsalazine is contraindicated if you are allergic to salicylates such as aspirin.
Without Prescription (2017)