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Sulfasalazine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sulfasalazine
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.884.730
D02.886.590.700.730
Unique ID
D012460
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012460
Scope Note
A drug that is used in the management of inflammatory bowel diseases. Its activity is generally considered to lie in its metabolic breakdown product, 5-aminosalicylic acid (see MESALAMINE) released in the colon. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p907)
Entry Term(s)
Asulfidine
Azulfadine
Azulfidine
Azulfidine EN
Colo-Pleon
Pleon
Pyralin EN
Salazopyrin
Salazosulfapyridine
Salicylazosulfapyridine
Sulfasalazin medac
Sulfasalazin-Heyl
Sulfasalazine FNA
Sulphasalazine
Ucine
Ulcol
ratio-Sulfasalazine
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Gastrointestinal Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Registry Number
3XC8GUZ6CB
Related Numbers
599-79-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-5-((4-((2-pyridinylamino)sulfonyl)phenyl)azo)-
Public MeSH Note
1995; see SALICYLAZOSULFAPYRIDINE 1963-1994; for SULFASALAZINE see SALICYLAZOSULFAPYRIDINE 1975-1994
History Note
1995 (1963)
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/03/01
Sulfasalazine Preferred
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