What Salazopyrin are and what they are used for?
The active substance in Salazopyrin is sulfasalazine which is an anti-inflammatory drug and belongs to a group of medicines called aminosalicylates. The doctor may give Salazopyrin to treat and manage inflammatory bowel disease or to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Before taking Salazopyrin what should be taken care of?
The doctor will perform complete blood counts and liver function tests before starting Salazopyrin and every second week during the first three months of therapy.
How long should use Salazopyrin?
The tablets should be taken as prescribed by the doctor.
What Salazopyrin contains?
Each film-coated tablet contains 500mg sulfasalazine as the active ingredient. They also contain the following inactive ingredients: Povidone, maize starch, magnesium stearate, colloidal silicon dioxide, cellulose acetate phthalate, propylene glycol, beeswax, carnauba wax, glyceryl monosterate, talc and macrogol.
What Salazopyrin looks like and contents of the pack?
Salazopyrin are yellow film-coated, ovoid gastro-resistant tablets embossed “KPh” on one side and “102” on the other. They are available in bottles containing 100 tablets.