Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) Product Information
Azulfidine is a prescription medicine used to treat ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. Ulcerative colitis can be a debilitating condition and Azulfidine can be used to both treat an attack and also decrease the number of attacks that occur. It is not a cure but is an effective treatment during a flare up.
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Azulfidine is manufactured by Pfizer. We carry the 500mg tablet available in a pack size of 100 tablets. Azulfidine is also marketed under the name Salazopyrin in Canada and the United Kingdom. The active ingredient is known as Sulfasalazine. There currently is no generic product available.
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Azulfidine tablets should be taken after a meal. The tablet should not be broken up but swallowed whole. It can be used alongside any other medication that is being taken for arthritis.
Initially an adult should be prescribed either 3000 mg or 4000 mg each day and be taken through the day not leaving more than 8 hours between them. If there are stomach problems, then the dose can be reduced to 1000 mg to 2000 mg.
Emergency help will be needed if there is an allergic reaction such as hives or if you struggle to breath. The same applies to throat or facial swelling. Medical help will be required for other issues including:
- Severe weakness
- Mouth sores
- Unusual bleeding
- Weight loss
- Unusual urination
- Liver problems
There are also some side effects that should go once you have got used to taking the medication and your body is able to adjust. They include:
- Loss of appetite
Before taking Azulfidine tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or any of the ingredients. You also need to inform your doctor if there any allergies to aspirin or any other sulfa drugs. You should also speak to your doctor if:
- You suffer from porphyria
- Blockages in either the intestines or bladder
- You get frequent infections
- Have or have had liver disease
- Have or have had kidney disease
- Suffer from asthma
- Have a low blood cell count
The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.