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Description

Aminosalicylate sodium is an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. It works by reducing inflammation in the lining of the intestines. Side effects of aminosalicylate sodium may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, headache, and rash.

Brand names associated with aminosalicylate sodium include Azulfidine, Sulfazine, and Salazopyrin.

Overdose effects of aminosalicylate sodium can include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and diarrhea. In severe cases, an overdose can lead to dehydration, electrolyte imbalances, and kidney failure. If an overdose is suspected, seek medical attention immediately.

Synonyms
  • aminosalicylate sodium
  • aminosalylnatrium
  • natrii aminosalicylas
  • natrii para-aminosalicylas
  • pasalicylum solubile
  • sodium aminosalicylate
  • sodium para-aminosalicylate sodium PAS
Classifications
  • aminosalicylic acid
  • anti-infective
  • antimycobacterial
  • antitubercular

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