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Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100's

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Salazopyrin tablet contains Sulphasalazine | belongs to Salicylate-sulphonamide

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How it works

Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100’s works by reducing inflammation (swelling) inside the body.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100’s

  • Joint pain severe
  • Skin rash and itching severe
  • Headache severe
  • Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight severe
  • Bleeding from nose severe
  • Dark colored urine severe
  • Sore throat severe
  • Abdominal pain
  • Weight loss
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite severe

Uses of Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    This medicine is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis for reducing the inflammation (swelling).

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    This medicine is used in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, in adults and children who are not responding to other medicines.

  • Crohn's Disease

    This medicine is used in the treatment of Crohn's Disease for decreasing the inflammation (swelling).

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The time until which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100’s and its active metabolites.

  • Patients with intestinal and urinary obstruction

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of intestinal and urinary obstruction due to the increased risk of worsening of the condition of the patient.

  • Porphyria

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of Porphyria which is a disease affecting the nervous system and skin. This medicine may worsen the condition of these patients.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Blood dyscrasias.

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of blood disorders.

  • Hepatic disease

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of hepatic dysfunction.

  • Oligospermia and infertility

    This medicine should be used with caution in men due to the increased risk of impotence.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If a dose of Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100’s is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Methotrexate moderate
  • Digoxin moderate
  • Diclofenac moderate
  • Hypoglycemic agents moderate
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of blood disorders due to the increased risk of serious side effects. It is advised that you inform your doctor about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

General Instructions

Take This medicine as instructed by the doctor. Do not take larger amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any side effects. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken with food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

How to use Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100’s

UNLICENSED USE
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.

what are the adverse effects of Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100’s?

Nausea, headache, rash, fever, loss of appetite.

What happens if I miss a dose of Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100’s?

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 your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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5 reviews for Salazopyrin tablet 500 mg 100’s

  1. syed imdad hussain

    syed imdad hussain submitted 3 stars.

  2. saima aslam

    saima aslam submitted 5 stars.

  3. saima aslam

    please send it

  4. maak

    maak submitted 5 stars.

  5. Nazeer Ahmed Mangi

    excellent

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