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Sulfasalazine (Azulfidine) Summary

Description: A drug that is used in the management of inflammatory bowel diseases. Its activity is generally considered to lie in its metabolic breakdown product, 5-aminosalicylic acid (see MESALAMINE) released in the colon. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p907)

Also Known As: Azulfidine; Pleon; Salazopyrin; Sulphasalazine; Ucine Show All >>

Networked: 2038 relevant articles (286 outcomes, 305 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Sulfasalazine is Relevant

  1. Ulcerative Colitis : 88 outcomes 60 studies in 392 results
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis : 47 outcomes 81 studies in 429 results
  3. Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease) : 34 outcomes 29 studies in 160 results
  4. Colitis : 23 outcomes 13 studies in 140 results
  5. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) : 22 outcomes 8 studies in 229 results
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Drugs Related to Sulfasalazine

  1. Mesalamine (Mesalazine)
  2. Methotrexate (Mexate)
  3. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
  4. olsalazine (Dipentum)
  5. Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil)
  6. Prednisone (Sone)
  7. Azathioprine (Imuran)
  8. Sulfapyridine
  9. Steroids
  10. Sulfasalazine (Azulfidine)
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Therapies Related to Sulfasalazine

  1. Enema (Enemas)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Remission Induction
  4. Oral Administration
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
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