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Dipentum (Olsalazine)

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Type: drug type
Product: Dipentum Capsule (ON BACKORDER)
Manufacturer: Atnahs Pharma
Country: Canada
Dosage: 250 mg
Type: drug type
Product: Dipentum Capsule (ON BACKORDER)
Manufacturer: Atnahs Pharma
Country: New Zealand
Dosage: 250 mg
Type: drug type
Product: Dipentum Tablet (ON BACKORDER)
Manufacturer: Atnahs Pharma
Country: New Zealand
Dosage: 500 mg

Generic Equivalent of Dipentum
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There is no generic product of Dipentum.

Dipentum Information

reviewed by Dr. HaVy Ngo, Pharmacist on 2/14/2024 12:23:33 PM.

Dipentum Details (Brand and Generic) offers the brand Dipentum from Canada and New Zealand by Atnahs Pharma. There is no generic version is available. Our customers may also buy other medications for Disorders of the digestive tract such as Asacol and Creon.


The brand Dipentum is available in the strength of 250 mg capsules and 500 mg tablets.


Dipentum (Olsalazine) is a prescription medication used to treat ulcerative colitis in adults. This medication helps to manage the symptoms of ulcerative colitis including diarrhea, stomach pain, swelling of the colon and rectum, and rectal bleeding caused by inflammation. Olsalazine belongs to the group of medications called anti-inflammatory agents. This medication works by blocking the production of certain natural substances that may cause pain and swelling. Before you start taking Dipentum your doctor will do a blood test. This will be repeated every three months for the first year, every six months for the next four years and then once a year. This is to see how well your liver and kidneys are functioning.

Side Effects and Precautions

Stop using the medication and get medical care if you have an allergic reaction. Signs of an allergic reaction may include difficulty breathing, hives (rash on your body), swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat—If you experience any of these symptoms, please call 911 or seek emergency medical care at the nearest emergency room (ER).

Some less serious side effects of Dipentum may include headache, diarrhea (taking your medicine at the end of a meal helps to reduce diarrhea) feeling sick, rash, joint pain, indigestion, raised liver enzymes, hair loss, light sensitivity, muscle pain, dizziness and depression. Stop using Dipentum and contact your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
• Blood disorders (reduced number of red blood cells);
• Bruising, bleeding easily;
• Difficulty in swallowing;
• Liver disease leading to loss of appetite, itching, feeling unwell and yellow eyes;
• Mouth ulcers, feeling tired, fever, inflammation of pancreas;
• Persistent sore throat;
• Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat

The above Information is a summary and may not contain all the side effect information. If you still have questions about side effects, you should talk to your doctor or pharmacist so they can address all your concerns.

Warnings and Interactions

Do not take the medication if you are allergic to olsalazine or any ingredients in the medication, ever had an allergic reaction to salicylates (aspirin and aspirin containing products) or if you have:
• A skin disorder such as eczema or atopic dermatitis;
• Kidney disease or liver disease

If you have recently had chickenpox vaccination within the past 6 weeks; your treatment with Dipentum may be delayed. If you have eczema or other skin problems, this medication could make you sunburn more easily. Avoid sunlight or tanning beds. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher when you are outdoors. Tell your doctor about all the medications you take including prescription, OTC, herbal supplements, and vitamins. There may be a drug interaction between Dipentum and other medications such as aspirin or any other aspirin-containing medicines or salicylates, other drugs to treat ulcerative colitis, blood thinning agents such as warfarin or heparin or heparinoids, drugs that treat irritable bowel syndrome and cancer such as thioguanine and 6-mercaptopurine. It is not known if this medication will harm the unborn baby, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. You should not breastfeed while taking this medication. Discuss with your doctor if you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed.

Questions and Answers

Why is Dipentum more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Dipentum, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Dipentum from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does Dipentum cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of Dipentum 250 mg starts at $101.99 for 100 tablets.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Dipentum from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Dipentum prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Dipentum I am allowed to order at one time?

A can only dispense a maximum of a three-month supply of Dipentum at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Dipentum over the counter from you?

A No, Dipentum requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

A Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Dipentum?

A No, there is no generic alternative available.

What should I avoid while taking Dipentum?

A If you experience dizziness and/or blurred vision whilst taking Dipentum do not drive or use machinery.

What should I inform my doctor before taking Dipentum?

A Before taking Dipentum, inform your doctor if you have severe allergies or asthma, liver or kidney disease, are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.

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