Precautions and Warnings With Sulfasalazine Delayed-Release

Who Should Not Take Sulfasalazine Delayed-Release?

You should not take sulfasalazine delayed-release if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Azulfidine EN-tabs, sulfasalazine delayed-release, or any of the inactive ingredients used in making the drug. 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 the medication may make this condition worse.
 
  • Are allergic to sulfonamides ("sulfa drugs") or salicylates, such as aspirin.
     

Final Thoughts

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