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Azulfidine® is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. By decreasing the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lining of the colon, the medication can significantly improve symptoms of ulcerative colitis.
The medication, which comes in tablet form and is only available in one strength, is generally taken three to six times a day. While most people tolerate the drug well, side effects are possible. Some of the more common side effects reported with Azulfidine include headache, loss of appetite, and nausea or vomiting.
Azulfidine is not for everyone. Before starting treatment with this drug, make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have kidney disease, anemia, or difficulty passing urine.
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