Sulfasalazine 500mg sold per tablet

Sulfasalazine 500mg sold per tablet
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Sulfasalazine is a sulfa drug that is used primarily to treat inflammatory bowel disease and colitis. It is also used to reduce the actions of substances in the body that cause inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea. Sulfasalazine requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

For:

Dogs, Cats

How it works

It is believed that Sulfasalazine starts working when it reaches the intestines, and provides topical relief there. It does so by reducing the synthesis of inflammatory mediators known as eicosanoids and inflammatory cytokines.

Storage:

Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight.

How to use

Sucralfate should be given on an empty stomach, 1 hour before or 2 hours after food.

Pet Weight Amount
Dogs All weights The usual dose for dogs is 10-15 mg/lb of pet's body weight by mouth every 8 hours. Sulfasalazine may be given with food. Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink
Cats All weights The usual dose for cats is 5-10 mg/lb of pet's body weight by mouth once daily. Sulfasalazine may be given with food. Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink

Cautions

Sulfasalazine may have adverse interactions with other drugs. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving your pet other medications.

Side Effects

Stop giving the medication and seek emergency veterinary medical attention if your pet experiences an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing, closing of the throat, or swelling of the lips, tongue or face, or hives); worsening colitis (fever, abdominal pain, cramping, or bloody diarrhea); sore throat; fever; or yellow eyes. Other less serious side effects may also occur. Continue to give the medication and talk to your veterinarian if your pet experiences nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite, headache, a rash, itching or hives, fever, or KCS (dry eye). Side effects other than those listed may occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet.