What is Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione) used for?

Sulfarlem® is commonly used for the treatment of hyperptyalism such as medical, post-radiotherapy, hyperptyalism senescence. It is also used to treat lacrimation deficiencies.

How should I take Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione)?

To use tablet, you should:

  • Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions on the product package.
  • If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

How do I store Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione)?

Sulfarlem® is best stored in the refrigerator. To prevent drug damage, do not freeze. There may be different brands of Sulfarlem® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.                         You should not flush Sulfarlem® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione)?

Before using this drug, you should know that:

  • The darker colored urine is normal during treatment.
  • This medicine contains azo colorants and may cause allergic reactions.
  • This drug can be administered in case of celiac disease. Wheat starch may contain gluten, but only in trace amounts and is therefore considered safe for individuals with celiac disease.
  • This medicine contains lactose. Its use is not recommended in patients with galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or lap of malabsorption of glucose or galactose (rare hereditary disease).
  • This medicine contains sucrose. Its use is not recommended in patients with fructose intolerance, malabsorption of glucose and galactose or sucrase / isomaltase.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Sulfarlem® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Sulfarlem®.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione)?

When using this drug, some side effects can occur:

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.


What drugs may interact with Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione)?

Sulfarlem® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione)?

Sulfarlem® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione)?

Sulfarlem® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.


The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using this Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione).

What is the dose of Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione) for an adult?

The recommended dose is 1 tablet 3 times daily with meals.

The therapeutic effect is manifested after a few days of treatment. The effective dosage can be adapted according to the result.

What is the dose of Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione) for a child?

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is Sulfarlem® (anethole trithione) available?

Sulfarlem® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Tablet 12,5mg

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Sulfarlem®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Review Date: January 20, 2017 | Last Modified: December 19, 2019

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