Salazopyrin tablet contains Sulphasalazine | belongs to Salicylate-sulphonamide
Children: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis: 2-18 yr, Initially 5 mg/kg twice daily for 1 wk, then 10 mg/kg twice daily for 1 wk, then 20 mg/kg twice daily for 1 wk, maintenance dose 20-25 mg/kg twice daily. Max daily 2 gm for 2-12 yr and 3 gm for 12-18 yr.
Nausea, headache, rash, fever, loss of appetite.
Ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease: Adults: 2-4 tab for 2-3 wk; maintenance, 4 tab daily in divided doses. Children: Under 2 yr, not recommended; others, 40-60 mg/kg body-wt. daily; maintenance, 20-30 mg/kg body-wt. daily. Rheumatoid arthritis: Adults: Initially 1 daily for 1 wk, increasing by 1 each wk to max 6 daily in divided doses. Children: Under 2 yr, not recommended. Treatment of acute attack of mild to moderate and severe ulcerative colitis, active Crohn’s disease: 2-12 yr, 10-15 mg/kg (max 1 gm) 4-6 times daily until remission occurs; increased to max 60 mg/kg daily in divided doses, if necessary; 12-18 yr, 1-2 gm 4 times daily until remission occurs.
Maintenance of remission of mild to moderate and severe ulcerative colitis: 2-12 yr, 5-7.5 mg/kg (max 500 mg) 4 times daily; 12-18 yr, 500mg 4 times daily.
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability.