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Sulphasalazine - Dosage and How to Use

How should Sulphasalazine be used?

  • Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • This medication should be taken with or after food.
  • The tablets have a coating which helps reduce gastrointestinal side effects and should not be crushed or broken.
  • Take the medication with a full glass of water.
  • This medication may colour the urine or skin yellow or orange. This is not harmful.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

  • Updated on 1/31/2021 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
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​​​​​​​​​​If you take more than the recommended dose, please seek medical advice immediately. The information provided on this page does not replace information from your healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare professional for more information.

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