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ATC codes: A07EC01
Indication
Ulcerative colitis ICD11 code: DD91.Z
INN
Sulfasalazine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 500 mg
Local > Rectal > Suppository: 500 mg
Local > Rectal > Retention enema:
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 1987 (TRS 770)
Changed in 1993 (TRS 850)
Changed in 1997 (TRS 882)
Changed in 2003 (TRS 920)
Changed in 2021
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic alternatives
mesalazine (ATC codes: A07EC02)
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of square box listings on the EML and EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended mesalazine be specified as a therapeutic alternative under the square box listing for sulfasalazine on the EML for this indication.