Methotrexate vs Sulfazine

Methotrexate
(Rx)
Sulfazine
(Rx)
Methotrexate is an arthritis medication and a cancer medication.
Sulfazine is an arthritis medication and an IBD medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for RA
2.2
Concern level
1.9
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
+ -
Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
262,694 Discussions
1,038 Discussions
Taken For
+ -
Condition
Number of posts
Methotrexate is prescribed for RA, Psoriasis and Arthritis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Psoriatic Arthritis, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
Sulfazine is prescribed for Arthritis, RA, IBD and Ulcerative Colitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Crohn's Disease, Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
+ -
Met
Nausea
9
Hair Loss
5
Weight Gain
2
Stomach Problems
1
Common Cold
1
Dizziness
1
Liver Disease
1
Liver Damage
1
Mouth Ulcers
1
Migraines
1
Sul
Nausea
6
Migraines
3
Cancer
2
Tinnitus
2
Sun Sensitivity
2
Depression
2
Thrombocytopenia
2
Weight Gain
1
Bruise
1
Dizziness
1
Compare concerns
By:
Methotrexate
Met
Sulfazine
Sul
Nausea
Met
Sul
9
6
Hair Loss
Met
Sul
5
0
Weight Gain
Met
Sul
2
1
Stomach Problems
Met
Sul
1
0
Common Cold
Met
Sul
1
0
Dizziness
Met
Sul
1
1
Liver Disease
Met
Sul
1
0
Liver Damage
Met
Sul
1
0
Mouth Ulcers
Met
Sul
1
0
Migraines
Met
Sul
1
3
Nausea
Sul
Met
6
9
Migraines
Sul
Met
3
1
Cancer
Sul
Met
2
0
Tinnitus
Sul
Met
2
0
Sun Sensitivity
Sul
Met
2
0
Depression
Sul
Met
2
0
Thrombocytopenia
Sul
Met
2
0
Weight Gain
Sul
Met
1
2
Bruise
Sul
Met
1
0
Dizziness
Sul
Met
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
+ -
a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
close
X Category X
Methotrexate is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
B Category B
Before taking Sulfazine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
+ -
There may be a negative interaction between Methotrexate and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Sulfazine and alcohol.
Method of use
+ -
Pill
Dosages
+ -
Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg
Solution: 20 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 25 mg/mL
Tablet: 500 mg
Food Instructions
+ -
No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
+ -
Methotrexate Sodium , Methotrexate Sodium/Pf , Methotrexate
Sulfasalazine
Drug Interactions
+ -
Interaction between Methotrexate and Sulfazine: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
Read more about:
Methotrexate
Read more about:
Sulfazine
content loaded dynamically
Filter by
Filter by
Gender
Role
Age
All
We found 152 discussions
Treato does not review third-party posts for accuracy of any kind, including for medical diagnosis or treatments, or events in general. Treato does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Usage of the website does not substitute professional medical advice.
The side effects featured here are based on those most frequently appearing in user posts on the Internet. The manufacturer's product labeling should always be consulted for a list of side effects most frequently appearing in patients during clinical studies. Talk to your doctor about which medications may be most appropriate for you.
The information reflected here is dependent upon the correct functioning of our algorithm. From time-to-time, our system might experience bugs or glitches that affect the accuracy or correct application of mathematical algorithms. We will do our best to update the site if we are made aware of any malfunctioning or misapplication of these algorithms. We cannot guarantee results and occasional interruptions in updating may occur. Please continue to check the site for updated information.
Welcome back! Sign in
See what other patients are saying
First time here? Sign up!
See what other patients are saying
Forgot your password?
No problem, we can help.
Please wait...