Who Makes Azulfidine?

Azulfidine® (sulfasalazine) is a medication used to treat the symptoms of mild-to-moderately active ulcerative colitis in adults and children as young as six years old. It comes in tablet form and is generally taken three to six times a day.
 
Who makes this drug? Brand-name Azulfidine is manufactured by Pfizer, Inc. However, this drug has come off patent and is available in generic forms as well.
 
Generic Azulfidine is sold under the name Sulfasalazine 500 mg tablets and is made by the following companies:
 
  • Watson Pharmaceuticals
  • Major Pharmaceuticals
  • Greenstone Pharmaceuticals.
     
(To learn more, click Azulfidine. This article takes an in-depth look at the drug's dosing guidelines and potential side effects, as well as general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)
 
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