A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
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Take this medication by mouth (orally) with plenty of water, at least about 8 ounces. The dosage you must take should be as prescribed by your doctor. It is likely that the doctor main gradually increase the dose to prevent stomach upsets.
If you choose to use delayed-release tablets, ensure you’re taking them as a whole. Do not bite, chew or crush them as doing so can lead to stomach upsets. Ensure to drink plenty of fluids while using this medication for treatment.
Azulfidine tablets contain sulfasalazine 500 mg.
The following need to be taken care of when using Azulfidine 500 mg.
Possible side effects of Azulfidine 500 mg are as follows. However, these are only temporary and may go away once the treatment is completed.