Sulfasalazine vs Sulfazine

Sulfasalazine
(Rx)
Sulfazine
(Rx)
Sulfasalazine is an arthritis medication and an IBD medication.
Sulfazine is an arthritis medication and an IBD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for RA
1.0
Concern level
1.8
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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November 12, 1973
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
17,704 Discussions
1,038 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for RA
#2 for Arthritis
#6 for Psoriasis
#7 for IBD
Sulfasalazine is prescribed for RA, Ulcerative Colitis and Arthritis 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.
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
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Sul
Nausea
9
Depression
4
Fever
3
Stomach Problems
2
Dizziness
2
Weight Gain
2
Migraines
1
Diabetes
1
Asthma
1
Sun Sensitivity
1
Sul
Nausea
7
Migraines
4
Cancer
3
Tinnitus
2
Sun Sensitivity
2
Depression
2
Thrombocytopenia
2
Weight Gain
2
Bruise
2
Dizziness
1
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Sulfazine
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Nausea
Sul
Sul
9
7
Depression
Sul
Sul
4
2
Fever
Sul
Sul
3
0
Stomach Problems
Sul
Sul
2
0
Dizziness
Sul
Sul
2
1
Weight Gain
Sul
Sul
2
2
Migraines
Sul
Sul
1
4
Diabetes
Sul
Sul
1
0
Asthma
Sul
Sul
1
0
Sun Sensitivity
Sul
Sul
1
2
Nausea
Sul
Sul
7
9
Migraines
Sul
Sul
4
1
Cancer
Sul
Sul
3
0
Tinnitus
Sul
Sul
2
0
Sun Sensitivity
Sul
Sul
2
1
Depression
Sul
Sul
2
4
Thrombocytopenia
Sul
Sul
2
0
Weight Gain
Sul
Sul
2
2
Bruise
Sul
Sul
2
0
Dizziness
Sul
Sul
1
2
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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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.
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B Category B
Before taking Sulfasalazine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Sulfazine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Sulfasalazine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Sulfazine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Suspension: 250 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 500 mg
Tablet: 500 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Sulfasalazine
Sulfasalazine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Sulfasalazine and Sulfazine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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