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Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's


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About Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's

Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's belongs to a class of anti-inflammatory medicines known as ‘aminosalicylates’ and ‘disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug’ (DMARD) which treats bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease), skin-related problems (psoriasis), and chronic joint diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis) in the children and adults. 

Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's works as an inflammation reducer by acting locally, inhibiting the formation of a chemical known as prostaglandins which control pain and inflammation. Together it helps reducing the inflammation of the intestine, skin, and joints. 

Your doctor will advise you on how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience a sore throat, a fever, unexplained bruising, or ringing in your ears (tinnitus). Most of these side effects of Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, please reach out to your doctor.

Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's can also lower your sperm count leading to a temporary decrease in male fertility. In this case, you can speak to your doctor. Your doctor might arrange a blood test before you start taking Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's. You can continue taking Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's to prevent flares up during the pregnancy. Besides this, your doctor may prescribe additional folic acid supplements during pregnancy because Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's may reduce the level of folic acid in your body. Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's can be safely taken while you are breastfeeding unless the baby is premature or at risk of jaundice. 

Uses of Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's

Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Psoriatic arthritis, Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Medicinal Benefits

Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's works by reducing the inflammation in the colon. It inhibits the formation of a chemical, prostaglandin which controls inflammation. Together it helps in reducing the inflammation at all the sites like joints, skin, and bowel (intestines) thereby treating a wider range of joint, skin and bowel diseases including ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's is not a pain killer rather it is an anti-inflammatory.

Directions for Use

Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's should not be used unless prescribed by a doctor. Always take Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you on how often to take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition. Swallow Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's with a full glass of water. If required tablets can be broken in half to give a smaller dose. It should be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach. It is advised to drink plenty of water while taking Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's to prevent the formation of kidney stones.


Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's

  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Watery diarrhoea

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's treatment is generally considered to be safe during pregnancy, but its usage in pregnant mothers should be discussed with the doctor if planning for pregnancy. This medication should be avoided in breastfeeding mothers as it passes into the milk and causes jaundice and brain problems in infants less than 2 years of age. Tell your doctor if you have an allergy to any other sulpha drugs (sulfonamide antibiotic) as it may cause serious skin allergies like urticaria and stevens johnson’s syndrome. In men, an intake of Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's may lower the sperm count, which improves after stopping this medicine. Tell your doctor if you have asthma, wheezing, fever, breathing difficulties, sudden severe skin rash, unusual bleeding, sore throat, fever, unexplained bruising, or any other symptoms of infection. Use of Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's may change the colour of your urine, contact lenses, and tears to yellow/orange and even make your skin more sensitive to the sunlight. But, this is normal, harmless, and nothing to worry about. You may low folic acid in pregnancy while taking Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's so your doctor might prescribe you iron or folic acid supplements.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's may interact with blood thinner (warfarin), heart disease medicine (digoxin), iron supplements (folate), anti-diabetic medicine (glimepiride, glyburide, glipizide, antibiotics (methenamine), immune system affecting drug (azathioprine, mercaptopurine), anti-arthritis or anti-cancer drug (methotrexate) and anti TB drug (isoniazid). 

Drug-Food Interaction: No relevant interaction be found. 

Drug-Disease Interaction: Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's should not be given to the people affected with colitis intestinal obstruction, urinary obstruction, hematologic toxicity, hypersensitivity or allergic reactions, liver disease, porphyria and kidney disease.

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  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning



      It is not recommended to consume alcohol while taking Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's to avoid unpleasant side-effects.

    • Safety Warning



      Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's should be recommended in pregnancy only if required. In case, if prescribed to a pregnant woman, it is advised to increase the folate supplementation after consulting your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding


      Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's is excreted in breastmilk and is not recommended especially if the baby is premature or is at the risk of jaundice. It might cause kernicterus (excessive levels of bilirubin in the blood) in the new-born.

    • Safety Warning


      safe if prescribed

      Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's does not affect the ability to drive. However, if you feel drowsy after taking Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's, it is advised not to drive.

    • Safety Warning



      Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's is not recommended to use in patients suffering or having a history of liver diseases. In other people, rarely it can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver).

    • Safety Warning



      Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's is not recommended to use in patients suffering or having a history of kidney diseases. In other people, rarely it can cause inflammation of the kidneys.

    • Safety Warning


      safe if prescribed

      Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's should be advised in children only if prescribed by a child specialist.

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    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    •  It is advised to drink plenty of water to prevent the occurrence of kidney stones.
    •  Take low fibre foods such as white rice, white pasta, bread, egg, fish, tofu, butter, etc. to avoid triggering ulcerative colitis.
    •  Exercise regularly to suppress inflammation in the body.
    •  Manage stress by doing meditation and deep breathing exercises.
    •  Eat smaller meals to avoid pain in the stomach.
    •  Avoid foods that can increase or worsen ulcerative colitis such as milk, milk products, raw fruits and vegetables, beans, spicy foods, popcorn, artificial sweeteners, nuts, seeds, and fatty foods.

    Special Advise

    It is advised to drink plenty of water to prevent the occurrence of kidney stones or crystalloids.

    Other Information (SUL0236)

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    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Ulcerative colitis: It is an inflammatory disease of the bowels that causes irritation, inflammation, and ulcers in the lining of the large intestine (colon).

    Crohn’s disease: It is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) characterized by inflammation of the digestive tracts.

    Psoriasis: It is a skin disease in which our skin cells start multiplying faster building up bumpy red patches covered with white scales.

    Rheumatoid arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis: They are the most common rheumatic diseases affecting joints and the spine leading to chronic inflammation and painful condition ultimately leading to disability.


    Are there any contraindications to use Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's?

    Yes, Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's is contraindicated in patients with intestinal or urinary obstruction, patients with porphyria (liver disorders), and patients hypersensitive to sulfasalazine, its metabolites, sulfonamides, or salicylates.

    Can Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's affect fertility in males?

    Yes, Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's is said to affect fertility in males as it can cause a fall in sperm count. However, it is only affected by the time this medicine is taken.

    Is Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's safe to use in breastfeeding?

    Yes, Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's is safe to use in breastfeeding. However, please inform your doctor if the baby is premature or is at risk of jaundice as this medicine might not be advised in such cases.

    Can Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's affect the blood count?

    Yes, Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's can affect the blood count but it is rare. There is a decrease in the number of white blood cells (infection-fighting cells). In some cases, the bone marrow might completely stop producing a specific type of white blood cell, this condition is known as agranulocytosis. It occurs within two months of starting this medicine and might be accompanied by symptoms such as fever and rash. This condition resolves within one or two weeks after this medicine is discontinued.

    Is Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's a painkiller?

    No, Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug’ (DMARD) and not a painkiller. So, if you are taking a painkiller before starting this medicine, you can continue taking it along with Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's.

    Can I take Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's in more than the recommended dose to recover from symptoms quickly?

    No, Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. If you take it in more than the recommended dose, it might cause unpleasant side-effects. If you think your symptoms are not improving, please consult your doctor.

    Do I need a blood test while taking Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's?

    Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's in rare cases may cause blood disorders so your doctor may ask you to have blood count, electrolytes, urea, creatinine, and liver function tests every 3 months for the first year and every 6 months next year onwards.

    How long will I be taking Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's?

    If well tolerated you should take a prescribed dose of Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's while the disease remains in remission. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so.

    Can Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's effect on mental health?

    Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's may cause central nervous system adverse effects such as serious psychiatric problems including mania, depression, and psychosis, and these symptoms have been reported to occur only infrequently.


    Sulfunol-500 Tablet 15's


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