olsalazine

noun

ol·​sal·​a·​zine ōl-ˈsal-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce olsalazine (audio)
: a disodium salicylate salt C14H8N2Na2O6 that is administered orally and is converted in the body to an aminosalicylic acid having an anti-inflammatory effect used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis

called also olsalazine sodium

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“Olsalazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/olsalazine. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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