Sulfasalazine delayed release tablets contain sulfasalazine, formulated in a delayed release tablet (enteric-coated), 500 mg, for oral administration.
Sulfasalazine delayed release tablets are film coated with cellulose acetate phthalate to retard disintegration of the tablet in the stomach and reduce potential irritation of the gastric mucosa.
Therapeutic Classification: Anti-inflammatory agent and/or immunomodulatory agent.
Chemical Designation: 5-([p-(2-pyridylsulfamoyl)phenyl]azo) salicylic acid.
Molecular Formula: C18H14N4O5S
Inactive Ingredients: beeswax (white), carnauba wax, cellacefate, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, self-emulsifying glycerol monostearate, silica (colloidal anhydrous), starch (pregelatinized), talc.