Drug Interactions With Olsalazine
Drug interactions with olsalazine can potentially occur if the medication is combined with certain other drugs, such as warfarin or digoxin. These interactions can have potentially negative consequences -- for example, they can decrease the effectiveness of the medications. You should be sure to talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist about any olsalazine drug interactions that may apply to you.
An Overview of Drug Interactions With OlsalazineOlsalazine sodium (Dipentum®) can potentially interact with a few other medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to drug interactions with olsalazine include:
More Information on Drug Interactions With OlsalazineThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when olsalazine is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Olsalazine may decrease the absorption of digoxin into your body, perhaps making it less effective. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider should monitor the level of digoxin in your blood -- especially when you are starting or stopping olsalazine.
There have been a few reports of olsalazine making warfarin less effective. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider should monitor you more closely and adjust your warfarin dosage as necessary to prevent this interaction from occurring.