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Sulfasalazine
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Sulfazine
Other name: Azulfidine (Azulfidine)
Other name: Sulfasalazine (Sulfasalazine)
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Sulfasalazine (brand name Azulfidine in the United States, Salazopyrin in Europe and Hong Kong) is a sulfa drug, a derivative of mesalazine (also called 5-aminosalicylic acid, or 5-ASA), used primarily as an anti-inflammatory agent in the tre...
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Sulfasalazine (brand name Azulfidine in the United States, Salazopyrin in Europe and Hong Kong) is a sulfa drug, a derivative of mesalazine (also called 5-aminosalicylic acid, or 5-ASA), used primarily as an anti-inflammatory agent in the tre...
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2 years. It took about a week or so for it to start working...
" ...my Rd had me take Sulfazine ( Sulfasalazine ) and it worked great for about 2 years. It took about a week or so for it to start working for me. During this ...flares , I took Advil for those. G... "

for over 2 years with excellent results and no side effects...
" ...I have psoriatic arthritis. My arthritis ...safer. Its called sulfasalazine or sulfazine. I have been on sulfazine for over 2 years with excellent results and no side effects. It has... "

my GI had me start sulfasalazine. It takes a while to...
" ...I can take one dose of Aleve but not ...had me start sulfasalazine. It takes a ...the entocort and my joint pain has been mostly gone since that time. Sulfazine is a cheap and effective med... "

on sulfasalazine for a while, but it wasn't strong enough...
" ...sulfasalazine for a ...me off the Sulfazine, upped my Methotrexate dose, and added a biologic. With erosion already I'm surprised your doctor has not discussed biologics with you (or alread... "

is frequently used to sulfasalazine to reverse the...
" ...can't take celebrex with liver problems. ...know the nature of your liver issues but sulfazine is frequently used to sulfasalazine to reverse the scarring assoc... "

sulfazine with significantly reducing the arthritis I was...
" ...a low dose of sulfasalazine on top of my ...to sleep anyway. I've been getting frequent headaches as part of ...this drug. I credit sulfazine with significantly reducing the arthritis I wa... "

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** I have taken Sulfasalazine (a.k.a. Sulfazine) for two...
" ** Originally posted by junker ** I have taken Sulfasalazine (a.k.a. Sulfazine) for two years and it has done nothing for my PsA, unless you consider getting worse at a slower pace than... "

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** I have taken Sulfasalazine before, but I don't...
" ** Originally posted by robwilliams ** I have taken Sulfasalazine before, but I don't know if that's the same as Sulfazine, I guess it is close to the same stuff. It sounds close. Anyway,... "

Lynne, I started Sulfasalazine back when I was diagnosed...
" ...I'm with Lynne, I started Sulfasalazine back when I was diagnosed and so far it is helping tremendously. My RA doc said the usual dosage for Sulfazine is 8/day and I'm on... "

joint pain and that these patients respond well to sulfazine
" ...is not exactly correct. Sulfasalazine does break down into ...in reducing joint pain. Sulfazine was commonly used to treat RA many years ago, and ...and that these patients respond well to ... "

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