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sulfadiazine

[¦səl·fə′dī·ə‚zēn]
(pharmacology)
C10H10O2N4S An antibacterial sulfonamide used in the treatment of a variety of infections.
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* The most effective topical antifungal agent was clotrimazole eardrops followed by Miconazole ear drops, silver sulphadiazine ointment.
(1.0324mg [ml.sup.-1]) Sulphadiazine 6.0 6.0 5.9 (1.0288 mg [ml.sup.-1]) * Averages of five replicate determinations.
Topical treatment was carried out using Silver sulphadiazine ointment in our cases, which could not be continued for the entire period of treatment, due to economic constraints.
After seventh day of treatment, a significant difference (P< 0.05) was observed in the efficacy of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid combination (group-B) and that of trimethoprim and sulphadiazine combination (group-A).
Eg: if the patient had a positive reaction with sulphamethoxazole, he was also tested with sulphadiazine, sulphadimethoxine and dapsone to detect any cross sensitivity.
The price of 1000ml of Aloe gel was Rs.480, whereas the price of 250gm of Silver sulphadiazine was Rs.617.
Kidney failure caused by sulphadiazine in patients with toxoplasma encephalitis.
A study comparing the effectiveness and cost of Silvazine (silver sulphadiazine and chlorhexidine digluconate cream) and NS in the inpatient treatment of early burn wounds found that the average length of stay (LOS) in hospital was 40% shorter in the NS group, which also had a total cost saving of approximately 39%.
According to his study, the commonest associated drugs were isoniazid 20%, thiacetazone 15%, topical tar 15%, homeopathic medicine 20% while phenylbutazone, streptomycin and sulphadiazine each accounting for 5% of cases.
These include chlorhexidine/silver sulphadiazine and minocycline/rifampicin-impregnated catheters.