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Sulfasalazine vs Sulfazine

Sulfasalazine
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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... "

www.healingwell.com
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... "

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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.... "

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ut unfortunately I started having severe ringing in the ears...
" User Reviews for Sulfasalazine \"I have had a small improvement with sulfazine, but unfortunately I started having severe ringing in the ears after 6 months, also ...Keep in mind that I had the pain side... "

community.arthritis.org
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... "

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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... "

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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.... "

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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... "

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