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What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Azulfidine if you have:
 
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • An intestinal blockage
  • Porphyria (problems with certain enzymes in the body)
  • Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Anemia or any other low blood cell count
  • Asthma
  • Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Azulfidine Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much Azulfidine may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Drowsiness
  • Seizures.
     
If you happen to overdose on Azulfidine, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Azulfidine Overdose for more information.)
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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