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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No.relatively safe!: Sfz is one drug I use the most in patients with many diseases. Aside from an occasional "sulfa rxn", the most common side effect is stomach "queazyne ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No.: Only if you had been on steroids and are now off of them. But sfz does not cause weight loss, unless the occasional GI quiziness that some patient ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Azulfidine (sulfasalazine): Azulfidine (sulfasalazine) is used to treat ulcerative colitis & Rheumatoid arthritis.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Azulfidine (sulfasalazine) can be used by children.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Azulfidine (sulfasalazine): "Sulfasalazine tablets are contraindicated in: Patients with intestinal or urinary obstruction, Patients with porphyria as sulfonamides have been re ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hanford Yau
15 years experience Endocrinology
It depends: Sulfasalazine has a half life of 7.6 hr on avg. It's a short acting medication which is why it requires every 6-12 hour dosing. A drug is cleared from ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Azulfidine (sulfasalazine): Azulfidine (sulfasalazine) = Sulfasalazine
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: When higher doses are reached patients tend to have problems with the sulfa component. For that reason other Mesalamine products such as Asacol (mesal ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : Interrupting treatment for chronic disease, like sulfasalazine for GI problems make cause activation this diseases and generalized abdominal discomfor ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
No: The use of sulfasalazine would be very unusual for this inflammatory condition. Local heat, anti-inflammatory rx, steroid injection ( with caution), s ... Read More
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