DIPENTUM Rx

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DIPENTUM

Colorectal disorders
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Olsalazine sodium 250mg; caps.

Company:

UCB Inc.

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Indications for DIPENTUM:

Maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis in patients intolerant of sulfasalazine.

Adult:

500mg twice a day with meals.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Monitor urinalysis, BUN, creatinine levels. If diarrhea occurs, monitor serum electrolytes, dehydration status. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Increased prothrombin time with warfarin.

Pharmacological Class:

Salicylate.

Adverse Reactions:

Diarrhea, abdominal pain, rash, pruritus, exacerbation of symptoms of colitis thought to be caused by mesalamine or sulfasalazine.

How Supplied:

Caps—100, 300

DIPENTUM 250mg capsules (Qty:120)

appx. price $1594.00