TITLE

Editorials: Sulphasalazine in rheumatoid arthritis: an old drug revived

AUTHOR(S)
Neumann, V. C.; Grindulis, K. A.
PUB. DATE
March 1984
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Mar1984, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p169
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the benefits of sulphasalazine in treating rheumatoid arthritis. Sulphasalazine is an old drug which is a compound of sulphapyridine and 5-aminosalicylic acid linked by an azo bond. The benefits of salicylates in rheumatoid arthritis have an excellent effect on the sensations of pain, but have little effect especially in chronic cases.
ACCESSION #
22798771

 

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