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Loss of appetite, headaches, and vomiting are some of the commonly reported side effects of Azulfidine EN-tabs. Those that occur less frequently include insomnia, skin discoloration, and vertigo. In many cases, side effects of this medication are minor and easily treated. However, you should notify your healthcare provider right away if you develop more serious side effects, such as anemia, depression, or hallucinations.

Azulfidine EN-Tabs Side Effects: An Introduction

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Azulfidine EN-tabs® (sulfasalazine delayed-release). However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Azulfidine EN-tabs. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of Azulfidine EN-tabs side effects with you. For side effects of Azulfidine, see Azulfidine Side Effects.)

Common Side Effects of Azulfidine EN-Tabs

Azulfidine EN-tabs has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials, in which the side effects of a group of people taking the drug are documented and compared to another group not taking the medicine. As a result, it is possible to see what side effects occur, how often they appear, and how they compare to the group not taking the medicine.
In these studies, the most common side effects of Azulfidine EN-tabs included:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Reversible low sperm count in men.
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