Dipentum is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) olsalazine. On this page you will find out more about Dipentum, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: olsalazine
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Dipentum 500 mg uncoated tablet, 100
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
INDICATIONS: Treatment of ulcerative colitis in patients intolerant of sulphasalazine.
Table of characteristics
yellow capsule-shaped tablets, debossed with "D500" on one side and score line on the other.
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, uncoated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
100 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
50 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Keep Container Tightly Closed/Airtight,Store in a Dry Place|
|Life time||4 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 December 2017
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
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