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Sulfasalazine delayed-release is often prescribed to treat ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. It works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that can lead to inflammation. The medication comes in tablet form, and is generally taken two to six times a day. Potential side effects include loss of appetite, vomiting, and headaches.
What Is Sulfasalazine Delayed-Release?Sulfasalazine delayed-release (Azulfidine EN-tabs®) is a prescription medication that is used to treat the following conditions:
Are There Side Effects?As with any medicine, side effects are possible with sulfasalazine delayed-release. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
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