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A sulfa drug, C18H14N4O5S, used to treat ulcerative colitis.

[sulfa(pyridine), one of its constituents + sal(icylic acid) + az(o)- + -ine.]


n sulfasalazina
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Reversible germ cell toxicity of sulphasalazine and ampicillin combination in male rats.
Sulphasalazine was the commonest DMARD used (n= 36, 64%); 14 (28%) patients were on Methotrexate.
e MTX, Hydroxycholorquin (HCQ) and Sulphasalazine (SSZ) (Fig.
The widely used therapeutics in RA are the conventional DMARDs including methotrexate, hydroxy-chloroquine, azathioprine and sulphasalazine.
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In the RA group, 39 patients received corticosteroids, 29 received methotrexate, 19 received antimalarial drugs, and 10 received sulphasalazine.
Sulphasalazine (but interestingly not aminosalicylic acid) [63] can induce mitochondria activated apoptosis.
It is used in combination with other traditional DMARDs like methotrexate and sulphasalazine and has proved to be effective in about 2/3rd patients.
Patient was diagnosed as AS and prescribed sulphasalazine 2 g/day, colchicine 1.
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of sulphasalazine in treatment of severe alopecia areata.
2] Nausea and weekly po or vomiting, mouth subcutaneously ulcers, transient transaminitis Sulphasalazine 20--25 mg/kg Rash, GIT twice daily po upset, myelosuppression, liver function abnormalities Chloroquine 5.
Treatment of MRS is complex and various treatment modes have been described in literature: corticosteroids (systemic, intralesional), anabolics, antibiotics (metronidazole, tetracyclines, macrolides), clofazimine, dapsone, sulphasalazine, azathioprine, hydroxychloroquine, methotrexate, infliximab, as well as surgical intervention (cheiloplasty), but very rarely [4, 15-17].