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Sulfasalazine (Azulfidine)

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; Salicylazosulfapyridine; Alphapharm Brand of Sulfasalazine; Ashbourne Brand of Sulfasalazine; Asulfidine; Azulfadine; Azulfidine EN; Colo-Pleon; FNA Brand of Sulfasalazine; Henning Berlin Brand of Sulfasalazine; Heyl Brand of Sulfasalazine; Pfizer Brand of Sulfasalazine; Pyralin EN; Ratiopharm Brand of Sulfasalazine; Salazosulfapyridine; Sanofi Synthelabo Brand of Sulfasalazine; Sulfasalazin medac; Sulfasalazin-Heyl; Sulfasalazine FNA; Ulcol; medac Brand of Sulfasalazine; ratio-Sulfasalazine; Colo Pleon; EN, Azulfidine; Sulfasalazin Heyl; Sulfasalazine Pfizer Brand; ratio Sulfasalazine; Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-5-((4-((2-pyridinylamino)sulfonyl)phenyl)azo)-
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1. Boers, Maarten: 9 articles (06/2015 - 02/2002)
2. Braun, J: 9 articles (12/2013 - 01/2002)
3. Sieper, J: 9 articles (04/2011 - 01/2002)
4. van der Heijde, Désirée: 7 articles (01/2014 - 01/2003)
5. O'Dell, James R: 7 articles (08/2013 - 05/2002)
6. Sontheimer, Harald: 7 articles (08/2012 - 08/2005)
7. Gout, Peter W: 7 articles (03/2010 - 01/2003)
8. Smolen, J S: 7 articles (07/2009 - 06/2000)
9. Lems, Willem F: 6 articles (06/2015 - 07/2004)
10. Dhaneshwar, Suneela S: 6 articles (04/2014 - 04/2007)

Related Diseases

1. Ulcerative Colitis
2. Rheumatoid Arthritis
3. Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease)
4. Colitis
5. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)

Related Drugs and Biologics

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)

Related Therapies and Procedures

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