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Sulfasalazine
Essential medicine status
General description

INN
Sulfasalazine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Crohn disease site
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Ulcerative colitis
Added in 1997 (TRS 882) for Rheumatoid arthritis
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
Section
Anti-inflammatory medicines
  • Oral > Solid: 500 mg
  • Local > Rectal > Suppository: 500 mg
  • Local > Rectal > Retention enema:
Section
Disease-modifying agents used in rheumatoid disorders (DMARDs)
  • Oral > Solid: 500 mg