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Olsalazine Dosing

Olsalazine dosing guidelines take several factors into account, such as other medical conditions you may have and other medications you may be taking. For most adults with ulcerative colitis, the recommended olsalazine dose is 500 mg (two olsalazine 250 mg capsules), taken twice daily. Follow your healthcare provider's olsalazine dosage guidelines as directed to ensure a successful treatment process.

An Introduction to Olsalazine Dosing

The dose of olsalazine sodium (Dipentum®) that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking.
     
As always, do not adjust your olsalazine dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 

Olsalazine Dosing for Adults

The recommended dose of olsalazine for adults with ulcerative colitis is olsalazine 500 mg (two olsalazine 250 mg capsules), taken twice daily.
 

General Information on Olsalazine Dosing

Some considerations for people taking olsalazine include:
 
  • The medication comes in capsule form. It is usually taken by mouth twice daily.
     
  • Olsalazine should be taken with food.
     
  • Take olsalazine at the same times each day to maintain even levels of the drug in your blood.
     
  • For olsalazine to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. The drug will not work if you stop taking it.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to olsalazine or olsalazine dosing in general, talk with your healthcare provider, nurse, or pharmacist. Do not stop taking the drug without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.

Olsalazine Sodium

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