Azulfidine Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Azulfidine?

You should not take Azulfidine if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Azulfidine, sulfasalazine, or any inactive ingredients used in making the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 
  • Have an intestinal or urinary obstruction (blockage).
 
  • Have porphyria (problems with certain enzymes in the body), as Azulfidine may make this condition worse.
 
  • Are allergic to sulfonamides ("sulfa drugs") or salicylates (such as aspirin).
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Azulfidine should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Azulfidine warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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