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Sulfasalazine

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Sulfasalazine.

Class of drug

  • Sulfonamide/Salicylate.

Description

Molecular formula

  • 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) and sulfapyridine connected by an azo bond.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



Digoxin
  • Absorption may be decreased by sulfasalazine.
Folic acid
  • Absorption may be decreased by sulfasalazine.
Drugs whose action may be enhanced

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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