Who should not take Sulfasalazine DR?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • severe infection
  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency
  • Porphyria
  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood Cell
  • asthma
  • Stomach or Intestine Blockage
  • liver problems
  • kidney disease with reduction in kidney function
  • Urinary Tract Blockage
  • Anemia from Pyruvate Kinase and G6PD Deficiencies
  • slow acetylator

Allergies:

  • Salicylates
  • NSAIDS (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug)
  • Sulfa (Sulfonamide Antibiotics)
  • Sulfasalazine

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