What are the guidelines on the use of sulfasalazine (SSZ) by pregnant women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

Updated: May 11, 2018
  • Author: Katherine K Temprano, MD; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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Both EULAR and BSR-BHPR guidelines support continuation of sulfasalazine wtith folic acid supplementation throughout pregnancy, based on current evidence indicating no increased rate of congenital malformations. [18, 19]


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