Active ingredients: sulfasalazine
What it is used for
Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease: Adjunct in the treatment of ulcerative colitis with the usual supportive and dietary measures. For the management of severe, acute attacks of ulcerative colitis, rectal and systemic corticosteroid therapy appears to be clinically superior to sulfasalazine, but sulfasalazine may be more effective than corticosteroids in reducing the number of relapses in patients on maintenance therapy. In the treatment of active Crohn's disease, especially in patients with colonic involvement. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Salazopyrin EN-tabs are indicated for rheumatoid arthritis which has failed to respond to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 5 Years.
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Yellow-orange, elliptical convex enteric coated tablets marked with 'KPh' on one side and 102 on the other side.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient sulfasalazine
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems