Each Gastro- Resistant tablet contains:
Sulfasalazine IP 500 mg
Sulfasalazine is an anti-inflammatory drug i.e. by it is used to treat inflammatory bowel disease
It also belongs to the class of disease modifying anti-rheumatoid drug
It is used to treat inflammation, pain and swelling in the joints.
Indications & Usage
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Ulcerative colitis
- Inflammatory Bowel disease
- Psoriatic arthritis
Mechanism of Action
Sulfasalazine shows its action by breaking down into 5-amino salicylic acid and sulfapyridine. The action of sulfasalazine resides on 5amino salicylic acid moiety.
It is metabolized to 5-ASA and accumulates in the colon
It is excreted via feces and urine
- Stomach pain
- Feeling sick
- Contraindicated in Asthma
- Contraindicated in liver disorders
Stop taking it if you may suffer from Allergy or joint pain
Store it at room temperature
Keep it reach out of children.