Drug Interactions between mesalamine and sulfasalazine
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between mesalamine and sulfasalazine. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
A total of 119 drugs are known to interact with mesalamine.
- Mesalamine is in the drug class 5-aminosalicylates.
- Mesalamine is used to treat the following conditions:
A total of 247 drugs are known to interact with sulfasalazine.
- Sulfasalazine is in the following drug classes: 5-aminosalicylates, antirheumatics.
Sulfasalazine is used to treat the following conditions:
- Alopecia (off-label)
- Crohn's Disease (off-label)
- Crohn's Disease, Acute (off-label)
- Crohn's Disease, Maintenance (off-label)
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Lymphocytic Colitis
- Psoriatic Arthritis (off-label)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Ulcerative Colitis, Active
- Ulcerative Colitis, Maintenance
- Uveitis (off-label)
Drug and food interactions
No alcohol/food interactions were found. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
Inflammatory bowel disease drugs
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'inflammatory bowel disease drugs' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'inflammatory bowel disease drugs' category:
Note: In certain circumstances, the benefits of taking this combination of drugs may outweigh any risks. Always consult your healthcare provider before making changes to your medications or dosage.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.