sulfasalazine causing red gums

rebekahjackson Member Posts: 9
anyone got any advice ive been on sulfasalazine for 5 days nw and my bottom gum is a deep red colour should i be worried ?


  • helpline_team
    helpline_team Posts: 2,779
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi Rebekah,
    Sulphasalazine has a range of colourful side effects - mostly harmless if a little disconcerting. If your gum is swollen or giving you any discomfort, I would flag it up with your rheumy/nurse.
    Best wishes

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