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  • Side Effects of Azathioprine
    Nausea, low levels of white blood cells, and infections are common side effects of azathioprine. This eMedTV resource describes other common and rare side effects seen with the drug, as well as which ones to report to your healthcare provider.
  • Simzia
    Cimzia is a drug licensed to treat Crohn's disease and other inflammatory conditions. This eMedTV page describes the effects of this drug and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using it. Simzia is a common misspelling of Cimzia.
  • Sulfasalazine
    Sulfasalazine is a prescription medication that can be used to treat ulcerative colitis. This part of the eMedTV archives offers a more in-depth look at sulfasalazine, including an explanation of how the drug works and general dosing information.
  • Sulfasalazine 500 Mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV segment points out, sulfasalazine comes in the form of 500-mg tablets. This article gives some helpful tips on when and how to take this medication and provides a link to more details on this topic.
  • Sulfasalazine and Psoriatic Arthritis
    Do healthcare providers ever prescribe sulfasalazine for psoriatic arthritis? This eMedTV article has the answer, with helpful information on why it is not officially approved for this use -- and why it may still be prescribed in certain cases.
  • Sulfasalazine Dangers
    You may not be able to use sulfasalazine safely if you have certain conditions, such as asthma. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at potential sulfasalazine dangers and explains what you should be aware of before starting treatment with this drug.
  • Sulfasalazine Delayed Release Dosing
    Dosing guidelines for sulfasalazine delayed-release will take into account certain factors, such as weight. This eMedTV page describes these factors and provides the usual recommended dosages for treating ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Sulfasalazine Delayed Release Side Effects
    This eMedTV segment highlights some of the common sulfasalazine delayed-release side effects, such as vomiting, headaches, and a loss of appetite. This page also lists serious side effects of the drug that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Sulfasalazine Delayed-Release
    Sulfasalazine delayed-release is prescribed for treating ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, including an explanation of how it works, potential side effects, and tips for those taking it.
  • Sulfasalazine Delayed-Release Drug Information
    Sulfasalazine delayed-release is a medication used to treat ulcerative colitis and other conditions. This eMedTV resource gives some basic drug information on sulfasalazine delayed-release and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
  • Sulfasalazine Dosing
    Adults with ulcerative colitis generally start by taking 3000 to 4000 mg of sulfasalazine a day. This eMedTV page also offers sulfasalazine dosing guidelines for children age six and up, as well as for people whose ulcerative colitis is in remission.
  • Sulfasalazine Drug Class
    This page from the eMedTV archives describes the drug class to which sulfasalazine belongs, explains how this medication works, and lists the conditions it is approved to treat. A link to more detailed information on this product is also included.
  • Sulfasalazine Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource offers some basic information on sulfasalazine, an ulcerative colitis drug. This article describes how it is taken and explains what to discuss with your doctor before taking it.
  • Sulfasalazine for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Using sulfasalazine to treat rheumatoid arthritis is considered an "off-label" (unapproved) use. This eMedTV Web selection offers a brief look at how this drug works to decrease inflammation. A link to more information is also included.
  • Sulfasalazine for Ulcerative Colitis
    This eMedTV resource explains that sulfasalazine is approved to treat certain types of ulcerative colitis. This article offers a brief introduction to this prescription drug and provides a link to more detailed information on it.
  • Sulfasalazine Indications
    As this eMedTV page explains, the approved use (indication) for sulfasalazine is to treat ulcerative colitis; however, the drug is sometimes used for other conditions as well. This page explores this topic briefly and offers a link to more information.
  • Sulfasalazine Medication Information
    Sulfasalazine is a prescription drug licensed to treat ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV resource provides more information on sulfasalazine, explaining the medication's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Sulfasalazine Oral
    This page of the eMedTV site describes the oral drug sulfasalazine, which is used to treat a certain kind of inflammatory bowel condition. This page also explains how the medication works and lists some of the possible side effects.
  • Sulfasalazine Pills
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site talks about sulfasalazine, a prescription drug used for ulcerative colitis. This article describes how and when to take the pills and lists some of sulfasalazine's potential side effects.
  • Sulfasalazine Risks
    Before taking sulfasalazine, the risk of side effects and other problems should be reviewed with a doctor. This eMedTV article lists a few of the problems that have been reported with this drug and explains how you may be able to avoid them.
  • Sulfasalazine Safety
    People with an intestinal blockage may not be able to safely use sulfasalazine. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses other potential safety concerns to be aware of before using this medicine. A link to more information is also included.
  • Sulfasalazine Side Effects
    Some of the most common sulfasalazine side effects include headache, low sperm count in men, and nausea. This eMedTV page also lists serious side effects of the drug that may require medical attention, such as depression, anemia, or hallucinations.
  • Sulfasalizine
    Sulfasalazine is a prescription medication licensed for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web page contains a brief overview of the drug and offers a link to more information. Sulfasalizine is a common misspelling of sulfasalazine.
  • Sulphasalazine
    Sulfasalazine is a prescription medication approved to treat ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV segment briefly described the drug and offers a link to more detailed information. Sulfasalizine is a common misspelling of sulfasalazine.
  • Symptoms of Chrones Disease
    Among the symptoms of Crohn's disease are constipation and chronic diarrhea. This eMedTV page lists other symptoms and includes a link to more detailed information. Symptoms of Chrones disease is a common misspelling of symptoms of Crohn's disease.
  • Symptoms of Crohn's Disease
    Although symptoms of Crohn's disease can vary, common ones include chronic diarrhea and stomach pain. This eMedTV article describes Crohn's disease symptoms in detail, including those in children, as well as complications associated with the disease.
  • Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis
    This eMedTV page lists possible signs and symptoms of ulcerative colitis, such as bloody diarrhea and stomach cramps. Some of the complications that can result from ulcerative colitis symptoms are also described, such as osteoporosis and kidney stones.
  • Uceris
    Uceris is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web page contains more details on this medication, with information on how it works, when and how to take it, and side effects that may occur.
  • Uceris and Breastfeeding
    As discussed in this eMedTV segment, women are generally advised not to use Uceris (budesonide ER) while breastfeeding, due to potentially serious reactions that might occur in a nursing infant. This article takes a closer look.
  • Uceris and Pregnancy
    As explained in this eMedTV Web selection, Uceris (budesonide ER) may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This page explores this topic in more detail, including animal research that has been done and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Uceris Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, the standard Uceris dosage is 9 mg taken once daily. This article presents details on how this prescription ulcerative colitis drug is taken and offers some tips on how to get the most out of each dose.
  • Uceris Drug Interactions
    It may not be safe to take certain supplements, medications, or other products with Uceris. This eMedTV page examines how drug interactions with Uceris can cause potentially serious side effects. It also discusses how to avoid these problems.
  • Uceris Medication Information
    Uceris is a steroid medication used to treat ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV segment features some basic information on Uceris, including details on how to take it, who can use it, and what to discuss with your doctor before taking this medication.
  • Uceris Overdose
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses how an overdose on Uceris (budesonide ER) may cause potentially serious problems. This article outlines possible effects of an overdose and explains how these symptoms may be treated.
  • Uceris Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, possible Uceris side effects include nausea, fatigue, and headaches. This article provides a more in-depth list of reactions to this prescription drug, including those that require immediate treatment.
  • Uceris Uses
    Uceris is approved to treat ulcerative colitis in adults. This part of the eMedTV Web library presents more details on what Uceris is used for, with information on how it works, whether it has off-label (unapproved) uses, and more.
  • Uceris Warnings and Precautions
    Some people may have a higher risk for complications like infections while taking Uceris. This eMedTV Web selection explores a number of safety precautions to be aware of with Uceris, including warnings for people who have certain medical issues.
  • Ulceitve Colitis
    This page on the eMedTV Web site provides a brief overview of ulcerative colitis, including common symptoms and treatment options. A link to more information is included. Ulceitve colitis is a common misspelling of ulcerative colitis.
  • Ulcer Colitis
    Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. This eMedTV page offers a link to more information on this condition, which causes diarrhea and rectal bleeding, among other things. Ulcer colitis is a common misspelling of ulcerative colitis.
  • Ulcerated Colitis
    As this eMedTV article explains, ulcerative colitis -- a disease that can cause rectal bleeding and other problems -- is more common in Caucasians than in people of other races. Ulcerated colitis is a common misspelling of ulcerative colitis.
  • Ulcerative Colitis
    Often causing diarrhea and other problems, ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. This eMedTV selection offers an in-depth look at ulcerative colitis, including its symptoms, causes, treatment options, and more.
  • Ulcerative Colitis and Colon Cancer
    As this eMedTV page explains, other health problems can be caused by ulcerative colitis -- and colon cancer is one of them. One of the factors that can raise a person's risk of colon cancer is the length of time he or she has had ulcerative colitis.
  • Ulcerative Colitis and Pregnancy
    For most women with ulcerative colitis, pregnancy and delivery are not affected by the disease. But as this eMedTV page explains, there appears to be a higher chance of pre-term birth or early delivery in women with ulcerative colitis and other IBDs.
  • Ulcerative Colitis and the Digestive System
    As this eMedTV page explains, in a person with ulcerative colitis, the digestive system still works in the way that it normally would. This page describes how ulcerative colitis can cause diarrhea, ulcers, and other symptoms in the digestive system.
  • Ulcerative Colitis Complications
    Ulcerative colitis complications can include osteoporosis, liver disease, and arthritis. However, as this eMedTV article explains, most people with well-controlled ulcerative colitis don't develop complications.
  • Ulcerative Colitis Cure
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the only cure for ulcerative colitis is surgery. This article explains that although surgery usually does cure the disease, it is often recommended only for people who have a severe form of ulcerative colitis.
  • Ulcerative Colitis Diet
    There is no specific ulcerative colitis diet. But as this eMedTV Web page explains, some people find that avoiding certain foods helps reduce symptoms. For example, spicy foods or dairy products may make symptoms worse in certain people.
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