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Drug Name: Olsalazine [INN:BAN] View Structure
Description: Cpd with 2 salicylate molecules linked together by an azo bond; when given orally, liberates 5-aminosalicylic acid in colonic lumen; potential for treatment of ulcerative colitis; confusing synonym sodium diazosalicylate from letter in JAMA 1982;248(8):924. 

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