Sulphasalazine and lung toxicity.

  title={Sulphasalazine and lung toxicity.},
  author={Sally D Parry and Charalampos Barbatzas and Eric Peel and John Rhea Barton},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={19 4},
Sulphasalazine prescribing is on the increase. Pulmonary toxicity and blood dyscrasias are rare side-effects. Numerous case reports have been published implicating sulphasalazine in pulmonary toxicity. The authors searched the literature for cases of sulphasalazine induced lung toxicity and the 50 cases identified are discussed here. All published case reports/letters referring to sulphasalazine and lung toxicity were studied. The search terms "sulphasalazine" and "sulfasalazine" were combined… CONTINUE READING