Sulfasalazine

Sulfasalazine Uses

Sulfasalazine is used for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis

How Sulfasalazine Works

Sulfasalazine work to decrease pain and inflammation, prevent joint damage and preserve joint mobility.

Common side effects of Sulfasalazine

Fever, Headache, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Rash, Indigestion, Nausea, Vomiting

Interaction

Drug : bone marrow depressants: Increased leukopenic and thrombocytopenic effects of both drugs.

digoxin: Possibly inhibited absorption and decreased blood level of digoxin.

folic acid vitamin B9: Decreased folic acid absorption.

hepatotoxic drugs: Increased risk of hepatotoxicity.

hydantoins, oral anticoagulants, oral antidiabetic drugs: Increased, prolonged, or toxic effects of these drugs.

methotrexate, phenylbutazone, sulfinpyrazone: Possibly potentiated effects of these drugs.

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