sulphasalazine


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sulphasalazine

Sulfasalazine, a compound of a SULPHONAMIDE DRUG and 5-aminosalicylic acid used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, ULCERATIVE COLITIS and CROHN'S DISEASE. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Salazopyrin.

sulfasalazine

; sulphasalazine aminosalicylate disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) anti-inflammatory agent used to treat active rheumatoid arthritis, and control autoimmune-mediated inflammation
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Sulphasalazine and male infertility: reversibility and possible mechanism.
Sulphasalazine [14,15] was the commonest DMARD used in our study in contrast to Lucknow study, in which methotrexate was the commonest DMARD.
The use of methotrexate, sulphasalazine, and antimalarial drugs did not appear to alter SIRT2 and SIRT3 mRNA expressions (p>0.
Subjects were stared on 500mg/day of sulphasalazine to a maximum of 3gram/day.
These days sulphasalazine is out of market the poor people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis are living in agony.
She had oligoarthritis on her ankles and metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joints eight months ago, and since then, she was using sulphasalazine 3 g/day, prednisolone 10 mg/day, and naproxen sodium 1100 mg/day.
However in some patients drugs like sulphasalazine or azathioprine can induce resistance to the mechanism of action of anticoagulants.
5, 5 and 10 mg/kg of daphnetin, or 25 mg/kg of sulphasalazine orally at 72,48,24, and 2 h before colitis induction, as well as 24 h after induction.
He was trea- ted with oral steroids and Sulphasalazine.
Crohn's disease usually responds to corticosteroids, sulphasalazine or other treatment.
The drugs causing infertility in males are alkylating agents, antibiotics such as ampicillin, dicloxacillin, calcium channel blockers, sulphasalazine, chloroquine and many more (7).
Herein, we present a case of DIHS triggered by sulphasalazine and associated with pustular eruption and maculopapular eruption.