Sulfasalazine is used to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis and arthritis associated with bowel inflammation.
You can have vaccinations and drink alcohol while on sulfasalazine.
Before you start sulfasalazine, your healthcare professional will discuss other treatment options with you and arrange for you to have a blood test.
While you're on sulfasalazine, you'll need regular blood tests. You should discuss any new medications (including complementary medicines) with your doctor before starting them and always tell any other doctor treating you that you’re taking sulfasalazine.