Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) Drug Information
Ulcerative colitis is a condition that causes inflammation in the lining of the colon, which leads to various symptoms, such as rectal bleeding and diarrhea. The drug Azulfidine® (sulfasalazine) is commonly prescribed to treat this condition. It helps reduce the inflammation, which in turn leads to relief from ulcerative colitis symptoms.
Before beginning treatment with this drug, inform your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you have and any other medicines you are taking, including nonprescription products and supplements. Azulfidine is not right for everyone, and by reviewing this information with your healthcare provider, he or she can be certain this is the right medicine for you.
(Click Azulfidine for more information on this drug, including possible side effects, safety concerns to be aware of, and what to do in cases of overdose.)