Olsalazine affects substances in the body that cause inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea. Olsalazine is used to treat ulcerative colitis. Olsalazine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Dipentum is a salicylate drug used to treat ulcerative colitis. The prescription medication which is generally dispensed in 250 mg capsule form is used in the treatment of active ulcerative colitis. It is also used at the discretion of a physician as part of the maintenance for this medical condition. Dipentum cannot cure ulcerative colitis but it helps manage the symptoms.