Sulfasalazine for AS

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 If anyone has been on sulfasalazine it would be great to hear your experience with it !

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    I have been on sulfasalazine since 4 months ago, at the beggining after 2 weeks when I incresead the doze I had a side effect because of it and I ended up at emergency room but now I am used to it. I take 4 per day. Anyway I still have pains ( diagnosed with AS axial form) and I think after 6 months I will stop it. My doctor said it will not help much with AS but was recommended to me most of because of my bowel problems.
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      Thank you ipaula for sharing with me your experience . but from what i've read is that This drug provides some relief of arthritis symptoms but is not as helpful if your AS only affects your spine.

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    I used it for 3-4 weeks a couple of years ago. The pain in my spine increased so much that I was crying evety night after taking it. I stopped taking it with dr's permission. The pain subsided to "normal" within a couple of days. Good luck. Hope that it will help you!

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    About 28 years ago I tried it. It worked nicely for a few months and gradually stopped helping at all. My results are probably going to be different than yours. I wish you well! May you always bendable back...
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