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What is Sulazine Ec?

Sulazine Ec belongs to the group of medicine called Aminosalicylate. Sulazine EC is used to reduce inflammation in inflammatory bowel diseases and rheumatoid arthritis. Sulazine Ec can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What does Sulazine EC contain?

It contains Sulfasalazine as the active ingredient.

What is Sulazine Ec indicated for?

Sulazine Ec is indicated for;

•          Crohn’s disease.

•          Ulcerative colitis.

•          Rheumatoid arthritis.

How does it work Sulazine Ec work?

Sulazine EC tablets contain sulfasalazine as an active ingredient.  Sulfasalazine has both antibacterial and anti-inflammatory actions which reduces the actions of substances in the body that produce inflammation.

What is Sulazine Ec Dosage

Take Sulazine Ec as prescribed by your physician.

How to use Sulazine Ec

•          Sulazine Ec tablets should be swallowed whole, do not crushed or chewed

•          While taking Sulazine Ec, you should have a regular blood tests to monitor your liver function, kidney function, and the levels of your blood components.

•          Drink plenty of fluids while taking Sulazine Ec so as to avoid problems with your kidneys such as kidney stones.

Who should not take Sulazine Ec?

•          People allergic to medicines from the sulphonamide group, eg the antibiotic sulphamethoxazole.

•          Those that are allergic to salicylates, eg aspirin.

•          Sulazine Ec should not be used for children under two years of age.

•          People with an inherited blood disorder called porphyria should not take Sulazine Ec.

•          Sulazine Ec is not recommended for children with a disorder called systemic onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

What are the side effects of Sulazine Ec?

•          Sulazine Ec can lower sperm count and cause infertility in men. This condition can be reversed by stopping treatment which can take up to three months for the sperm count to return to normal.

•          Sulazine Ec may discolour your skin, urine, saliva and tears to an orange/yellow colour. This discolouration is normal and not harmful.

•          Unexplained bruising

•          Bleeding,

•          Purple spots,

•          Sore throat,

•          Mouth ulcers,

•          High temperature (fever),

•          Feeling tired or general body illness.

Is Sulazine Ec safe to use in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

Not all medicines are safe to use in pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Consult your physician before you take Sulazine Ec if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Where to buy Sulazine Ec?

Buy Sulazine Ec at, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.

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