Sulfasalazine for Ulcerative Colitis

If you have mild-to-moderately active ulcerative colitis, your healthcare provider may recommend sulfasalazine (Azulfidine®). This medication comes in the form of a tablet that is usually taken three to six times a day. For more severe cases of ulcerative colitis, sulfasalazine may be combined with other medications.
This drug not only helps to reduce the symptoms of ulcerative colitis -- it also helps prevent symptoms from returning in people whose ulcerative colitis is in remission.
(To learn more about this ulcerative colitis treatment, click What Is Sulfasalazine Used For?. This article also looks at other uses for the medication and discusses its use in children.)
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