Olsalazine is used to treat ulcerative colitis. It works by reducing inflammation in the gut and may lessen symptoms of pain and diarrhoea (runny poo). It allows the damaged gut to heal and helps to prevent symptoms from flaring up again. Read more about ulcerative colitis.
|Supply issue olsalazine 250 mg capsule (Dipentum)|
|From February 2021 olsalazine 250 mg capsules (Dipentum) will be out of stock long term. This has also affected supplies of the 500 mg tablet. Learn more about olsalazine supply issue.(external link)|