sulfasalazine

(sul″fә-sal┬┤ә-zēn) an antibacterialsulfonamide used orally or rectally in the prophylaxis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and orally as a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
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Sulfasalazine

Sulfasalazine is a sulfonamide drug used to treat ulceration and bleeding during the active phase of ulcerative colitis. Its anti-inflammatory action reduces tissue destruction in the colon.
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sulfasalazine

Type: Term Pronunciation: sŭl′fă-sal′ă-zēn Definitions: 1. A sulfonamide (acid-azosulfa compound) with a marked affinity for connective tissues, especially for those rich in elastin, used in ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis; it is broken down in the body to aminosalicylic acid and sulfapyridine. Synonyms: ...
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