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Sulfasalazine

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Introduction

Name

  • Sulfasalazine.

Class of drug

  • Sulfonamide/Salicylate.

Description

Molecular formula

  • 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) and sulfapyridine connected by an azo bond.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Digoxin

  • Absorption may be decreased by sulfasalazine.

Folic acid

  • Absorption may be decreased by sulfasalazine.

Drugs whose action may be enhanced

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. BSAVA, UK.
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