Sulfasalazine is a sulfa drug used primarily in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. It is a 5-acetylsalicyclic acid derivative. It is sold as Azulfidine in the United States. It is also used for rheumatoid arthritis. It is usually not given to children under 2 years of age.

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... SULFASALAZINE (Azulfidine®) is an anti-inflammatory agent. It is used to prevent and treat inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis. It is also used to improve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). Sulfasalazine works to reduce inflammation and other symptoms of these diseases. Generic sulfasalazine tablets are available. ...
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Sulfasalazine Systematic (IUPAC) name 6-oxo-3-[ [4-(pyridin-2-yls ...
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