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No overdosage has been reported in humans. The knowledge of overdosage is limited. Possible overdose symptoms include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It is recommended to check hematology, acid-base, electrolyte, liver and kidney status, and to provide supportive treatment. There is no specific antidote to DIPENTUM (olsalazine sodium capsules) .
Maximum single oral doses of 5g/kg in mice and rats and 2 g/kg in dogs were not lethal. Symptoms of acute toxicity were decreased motor activity and diarrhea in all species tested. In addition, vomiting was reported in dogs.
Hypersensitivity to olsalazine, other salicylates, or any of the excipients.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/19/2009
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