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Sulfasalazine vs Sulfazine

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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 ...small flares , I took Advil for those. Give... "

or over 2 years with excellent results and no side effects....
" Hi Scottish I have psoriatic arthritis. My arthritis is severe. ...on something safer. Its called sulfasalazine or sulfazine. I have been on sulfazine for over 2 years with excellent results and no... "

GI had me start sulfasalazine. It takes a while to bu...
" ...find that I can take one dose of Aleve but not two. Alternating ...my GI had me start sulfasalazine. It takes a while to ...off the entocort and my joint pain has been mostly gone since that time.... "

on sulfasalazine for a while, but it wasn't strong enough...
" I was on sulfasalazine for a while, but it ...it works (which is why it's prescribed ), but after 3 months of no impact my Rheumy took me off the Sulfazine, upped my Methotrexate dose, and added a... "

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

azine with significantly reducing the arthritis I was havi...
" ...take a low dose of sulfasalazine on top of my 3g ...going to sleep anyway. I've been getting frequent headaches as part of perimenopause, ...with this drug. I credit sulfazine with significantly reducing... "

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** I have taken Sulfasalazine (a.k.a. Sulfazine) for two ye...
" ** 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 kn...
" ** 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.... "

nne, I started Sulfasalazine back when I was diagnosed an...
" ...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
" ...that is not exactly correct. Sulfasalazine does break down into two ...in reducing joint pain. Sulfazine was commonly used to treat RA many years ago, and ...and that these patients respond well... "

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