Has any experienced increased join pain of sulfasalazine?

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I'm on 3 rd wk 3 500mg daily - the headaches & being tired is already miserable. Yet the increased pain in my joints is unbearable actually feels like a full on flare - my hips ,wrists & feet are aching more then ever . Even with increased pain meds I am getting no relief I feel 100times worse with the meds then I did without them . Also taking 5mg prednisone which dose seem to make a difference since increased dose to 3 Sulfasalazine. Any one else experienced this?? I have RA & PSA

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    Yes, sorry to hear this but i too had many problems with Sulphasalazine, headaches and continued joint pain ++ biologics were the only things that worked for me in the end. Good luck

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    Hi Kelly

    I too was like you 10x worse I was allergic to the ingredients pain worse, fidgeting unable to keep still constantly shooting pain in all joints and joints on fire

    came off it after a brief time

    went onto biological after that don't suffer in silence tell your RA team immediately


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