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Compound Summary for: CID 5359476

Sulfasalazine

Also known as: Azulfidine, Salazosulfapyridine, Salazopyrin, Colo-Pleon, Asulfidine, Azopyrin, Sulcolon, Salazopiridazin, Salazopyridin
Molecular Formula: C18H14N4O5S   Molecular Weight: 398.39256   InChIKey: OQANPHBRHBJGNZ-BKUYFWCQSA-N
A 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)   From: MeSH
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