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Antibioticsulfasalazine
DescriptionA 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)
Action Targetcyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) inhibitor
SynonymsSulfasalazine   Azulfidine
Database LinksKEGG DRUG: D00448