Sulfasalazine

BreastfeedingPediatric
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Cholestyramine, Methotrexate, Safinamide

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: B

Sulfasalazine is a sulfonamide and can be absorbed systemically. Sulfonamides can produce severe, possibly fatal, reactions such as toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

Contra-indicated in patients with intestinal or urinary obstruction, or with porphyria.

Our database has 111 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
HAIR
MUCOSAL
CARDIOVASCULAR
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
RESPIRATORY
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
GENITOURINARY
RENAL
HEMATOLOGIC
OCULAR
LOCAL
OTHER


Page last updated 10/19/2017

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric