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Sulfasalazine 500mg GR tabs out of stock

Generic alternatives are available

March 2nd 2022

Tagged: supply shortages

By Ailsa Colquhoun

Sulfasalazine (Salazopyrin En-Tabs) 500mg gastro-resistant tablets are out of stock until w/c 11 April 2022, the DHSC has advised.

The medicines supply notice (MSN) states that generic versions of sulfasalazine 500mg gastro-resistant tablets remain available.

Clinicians are asked to consider prescribing sulfasalazine 500mg gastro-resistant tablets generically and dispensary teams should counsel patients regarding the switch from branded to generic at the point of dispensing

If you have any queries, please contact DHSC at [email protected]