Generic Azulfidine is used for the treatment of mild to moderate ulcerative colitis, as adjunctive therapy (with other medications) in the treatment of severe ulcerative colitis, for the treatment of Crohn's disease, for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis.
Generic Azulfidine is a sulfonamide that decreases inflammation and help regulate the immune system in various areas of the body.
Azulfidine is also known as Sulfasalazine.
Generic name of Generic Azulfidine is Sulfasalazine.
Brand name of Generic Azulfidine is Azulfidine.
Generic Azulfidine is available in:
- 500mg Min Dosage
Doses range: from 500 mg to 2000 mg, and dosing intervals range: from every 6 hours to every 12 hours, depending on the clinical condition of the patient.
Generic Azulfidine should be taken with a full glass of water after meals or with food to minimize stomach upset.
Patients with kidney diseases may need to use lower doses of Generic Azulfidine.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Azulfidine suddenly.
Missing a dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Azulfidine and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.