When I collected my repeat prescription for sulphasalazine tablets the other day, the pharmacist asked why I had not been prescribed the enteric coated ones. She said it is very rare for GPs to prescribe the non-coated ones (which mine are). I said I have absolutely no idea! She advised me to get them changed as the enteric coated ones are easier on the stomach.
Now, given that I have suffered stomach probs in the past which mean I can no longer take NSAIDS, I am wondering why my GP has chosen to prescribe the non-coated suphas??!!
I am going to get them changed as I don't want to risk any more tummy probs as I have had my fill. Just wondering what your experiences have been with sulphasalazine tablets....
Do you have the enteric coated ones? Is there a reason?
Do you have the non-coated ones? Why?
Does it matter???
Thank you for any help & personal experience you can share x