Read the side effects of Sulfasalazine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Nausea, indigestion, rash, headache, abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, dizziness, mouth ulcer, itching, abnormal liver function tests, decrease in white blood cells and decrease in platelets.
Anemia and bruising.
Redness of the skin, skin death, shock, hives, hair loss, joint pain, lung inflammation and difficulty in breathing.
Liver failure, bloody diarrhea, diarrhea, abdominal pain and intestinal inflammation.
Central Nervous System
Convulsions, sleeplessness, unsteadiness, paralysis, mental depression, unsteadiness, hearing loss, incoordination, hallucinations, ringing in the ear and drowsiness.
Absence of urination, kidney inflammation, urinary tract infections, blood in urine and protein in urine.
Other Precautions :
* Avoid excess dosage.
Sulfasalazine can cause reduced sperm count in some men which is reversible in 2-3 months after stopping treatment. It also changes the color of the urine and tears making it slightly yellow-orange. Soft Contact lenses may get stained, recommended to use glasses.