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SULFASALAZINE 500mg x 112  

What is Sulfasalazine 500mg used for?

Sulfasalazine is used to treat and prevent acute attacks of mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (ulcerative colitis is a type of bowel disease), Crohn’s disease, and other types of inflammatory bowel disease. It is also used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Sulfasalazine does not cure this condition, but it helps by decreasing symptoms such as fever, stomach pain, diarrhoea, and rectal bleeding. Sulfasalazine can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What does Sulfasalazine 500mg?

It contains Sulfasalazine 500mg as the active ingredient.

How does Sulfasalazine 500mg work?

Sulfasalazine 500mg acts locally in the colon to decrease inflammation. Sulfasalazine 500mg also works throughout the body by inhibiting the formation of a chemical known as prostaglandins. one of the important functions of prostaglandins in the body is to control of pain and inflammation.

Sulfasalazine 500mg Dosage

 Sulfasalazine 500mg should be taken exactly as prescribed by your physician.

How to take Sulfasalazine 500mg?

•          Swallow the sulfasalazine tablets as a whole, with water.

•          Do not break, chew or crush the Sulfasalazine tablets.

•          You can take sulfasalazine 500mg tablets with or without food.

•          Space the doses evenly throughout the day and night, with a gap of no more than 8 hours between your bedtime and morning dose.

•          Ensure you drink plenty of fluids when taking Sulfasalazine 500mg to help prevent possible kidney problems.

What are the side effects of Sulfasalazine 500mg?

Common side effects of Sulfasalazine 500mg include;

•          Indigestion and heartburn

•          Feeling sick or Nausea

•          Diarrhoea

•          Vomiting

•          Stomach pain

•          Feeling dizzy

•          Headache,

•          Joint aches and pains

•          Itching or mild rash

•          Cough,

•          Sore mouth or a metallic taste

•          Difficulty sleeping

•          Ringing in your ears (tinnitus)

Is Sulfasalazine 500mg safe to use in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

Consult your doctor before taking Sulfasalazine 500mg if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Where to buy Sulfasalazine 500mg?

Buy Sulfasalazine 500mg at, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store in Lagos.

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