Sulfasalazine (brand name Azulfidine in the U.S., Salazopyrin and Sulazine in Europe and Hong Kong) was developed in the 1950’s specifically to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Sulfasalazine is used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
Sulfasalzine related stories from colitis writers about their experiences using this medication to help with their symptoms.
Introduction: Kia ora people! Translation: Kia ora is a Māori language greeting which has entered New Zealand English. It means literally “be well/healthy” and is translated as an informal “hi”, so I thought it completely appropriate as a greeting to my fellow UC’ers! I’m Anne. I’m 41 and I’m a Kiwi living in Australia and […]
Introduction: I’m 42 and was diagnosed with UC when I was 19 (also diagnosed with gastritis about seven years ago). I started my own business last year, which offers me flexibility, especially when I’m not feeling my best. Some more about me: I’m originally from Hampton Roads, VA. I am a rabid Beatles and Bob […]
Intro: I am 43 year old woman from Douglasville, Ga. I have four grown children and 2 grandchildren and two more on the way! And been happily married for 22 years. Symptoms: Passing mucus or blood, arthritis, I even get ulcers in my mouth. My Colitis Story: I had smoked for about 15 years and […]