Infections & Infestations
International Brand Name:
In treatment of:
Infections caused by susceptible Pathogens,Prophylaxis of Meningitis
4. Abdominal pain
13. Hypersensitivity reaction
14. Bone marrow depression
15. Blood dyscrasias
16. Stevens-Johnson syndrome
1. Hypersensitivity to Sulphasalazine and other salicylates.
1. Hepatic impairment
2. Renal impairment
3. Blood dyscrasia
4. G6PD deficiency
Folic acid : Signs of folic deficiency with sulphasalazine.
Digoxin : Possibly reduced efficacy of digoxin.
Oral: Dose should be adjusted according to the patient`s response and tolerance to the drug.
Ulcerative colitis, Crohn`s disease: 1 g 3 - 4 times daily usually after meals
Maintenance dose: 2 g / day in 4 divided doses should continue indefinitely.
Rheumatoid arthritis: Initial dose: 1 g / day for 3-5 days, then gradually increase the dose up to 3 g/ day
Children above 2 years: Ulcerative colitis, Crohn`s disease: 40 - 60 mg / kg body weight / day in 3 - 6 divided doses. Maintenance dose: 20 - 30 mg / kg body weight / day in 3 - 6 divided doses