Sulfasalazine Delayed-Release

When and How to Take It

General considerations for when and how to take sulfasalazine delayed-release include the following:
 
  • The medication comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth, usually two to six times per day.
     
  • It is best to take sulfasalazine delayed-release just after meals.
     
  • Do not crush, chew, or break the medication, as this will destroy the special coating.
     
  • Sulfasalazine delayed-release should be taken at the same times each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
     
  • For sulfasalazine delayed-release to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. The medication will not work if you stop taking it.
     

Dosing Information

The dose of sulfasalazine delayed-release your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Your age and weight
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be taking.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Sulfasalazine Delayed-Release Dosing for more information.)
  

Drug Interactions

Sulfasalazine delayed-release can potentially interact with a few medicines (see Drug Interactions With Sulfasalazine Delayed Release)
 
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