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Does anyone have experience taking Sulfasalazine or Leflunomide for seronegative RA?

Posted 27 Nov 2012 by Retiredelfin 6 answers

Hello. My doctor took me off the Methotrexate because I thought I was having negative reactions to it... meaning I was attributing the reactions to the introduction of the drug and not menopause or climate change. I am unclear if that was the source as over 2 weeks later I am still having some ...

Can you gain weight from taking sulfasalazine?

Posted 10 Aug 2013 by dmetmiller 2 answers

I had a severe allergic reaction to sulfa years ago. Hospitilized for 5 days?

Posted 26 Apr 2010 by jsouthward 2 answers

I had a severe reaction to sulfa. When I noted that the Lialda that I was recently prescribed had sulfasalazine, I called my doctor. Was told safe to take. I am pretty nervous about taking it. I see Lialda says usually not an issue for those with sulfa allergies but I also found on line that I ...

Has anyone taken Sulfasalazine for RA? How did it work?

Posted 10 Dec 2012 by Retiredelfin 3 answers

My doctor took me off Methotrexate because I got severe headaches, which I am now not sure if it was from that or not. She is now going to try me on Sulfasalazine. Does anyone have any experience with this drug? My PC physician has also upped my dose of prednisone from10 to 40 mg per day for 5 days ...

Sulfasalazine - I have been on salazopyrin for 4 months now and I have gain weight has this?

Posted 8 Apr 2016 by Karen 048 1 answer

... happened to anyone else who is taking this tablet

Colazal - Does sulfasalazine cause weight loss?

Posted 30 May 2012 by atompk 1 answer

Before I started taking sulfasalazine I weighed 130lbs. Since taking this medication for approximately 2 yrs I am at a standstill weighing 120lbs. Could this be due to the medication?

Sulfasalazine tab 500mg?

Posted 8 Nov 2009 by LindaOO 1 answer

Does this drug really helps with rheumatoid arthiritis. I took this drug and to me it was really helping me but, my doctor told me to stop the drug because, it was effecting my liver.

How do I taper off sulfasalazine? I am taking potassium as I also take lasix, terrible side effects

Posted 26 Feb 2010 by Dizzy Bren 125to00lbs 2 answers

I have bruising, sores in my mouth, light sensitivity, high blood glucose, and blood pressure now. My PCP gave it to me for aid with my pain and ailing digestive system. After my a very bad blood infection from a colonoscopy things have been out of control. I have systemic scleroderma with ...

My son 19 yr. old son was diagnosed with reactive arthritis two months ago. He is on 3000 mg. of?

Posted 21 Jun 2010 by a mom 2 answers

... sulfasalazine daily (starting with 1,000 and gradually increasing). His doctor said he should take this amount for 1 year. He is having some adverse effects as in insomnia, sore throat, but worse of all depression and irritabililty. Here is my question. His doctor said that it takes up to 3 ...

Can Sulfasalazine affect libido?

Posted 16 Jul 2013 by JPPJ 1 answer

My partners libido has disappeared almost altogether since he started taking it for arthritis, could this be the cause?

Is sulfasalazine safe for male in case of trying to achieve pregnancy?

Posted 17 Nov 2013 by mahfuzes 2 answers

If male is on sulfasalazine medication and success to achieve pregnancy to his partner, then is there any chance to affect the baby?

Does Sulfasalazine cause bruises??

Posted 16 Aug 2014 by darkangelx5 1 answer

My doctor has put me on Sulfasalazine and a few other medications (that I no longer take) and I started noticing bruises all over. I already bruise easily but now they pop up throughout the day. It's kind of embarrassing when people start questioning you if someone is abusing you. I was ...

I'm almost 16 weeks into taking sulfasalazine. I have ankylosing spondylitis with most pain in the?

Posted 21 Nov 2015 by Chazza-kk 1 answer

... back. I'm having I relief and doctors and rhumotoligist are not listening to me saying I still need to give it time. I'm loosing my mind

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