Health: Wellness Center
  • Wellness Center
  • Silver Sulfadiazine Topical

  • Silver Sulfadiazine Topical

    Related Topics

    1.   See interactions with nutritional supplements and food, and how they may increase the effectiveness or reduce side effects with this medicine

    2. Silver Sulfadiazine

    Pronounced

    "SILL-ver sull-fuh-DYE-uh-zeen"

    Common brand names:

    Dermazin, Flamazine

    Uses

    This medication is used with other treatments to help prevent and treat wound infections in patients with serious burns. Silver sulfadiazine works by stopping the growth of bacteria that may infect an open wound. This helps to decrease the risk of the bacteria spreading to surrounding skin, or to the blood where it can cause a serious blood infection (sepsis). Silver sulfadiazine belongs to a class of drugs known as sulfa antibiotics.

    Silver sulfadiazine must not be used on premature babies or on newborns during the first 2 months of life because of the risk of serious side effects.

    Other Uses

    This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.

    This drug may also be used to help prevent and treat other skin and wound infections (such as skin ulcers).

    How to Use This Medication

    This medication is for use on the skin only.

    Your health care professional will clean and remove the dead tissue from the wound to help the healing process.

    Apply this medication to the wound using sterile technique (such as wearing sterile gloves and using sterile application tools), as directed by your doctor, usually 1 to 2 times daily. The layer of medication should be about one-sixteenth of an inch (1-2 millimeters) thick or as directed. The wound should be covered with the cream at all times. Dressings may be applied over the cream, but only if needed. If some of the cream rubs off the wound, reapply it immediately. The cream should also be reapplied immediately after hydrotherapy.

    Treatment usually continues until the wound is completely healed or until the site is ready for skin grafting.

    Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time(s) each day.

    Tell your doctor if your condition persists or if it worsens.


  • Used with permission. ©2014 Walmart. All Rights Reserved. 

     
    Important Walmart Disclaimer: All content provided is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to substitute for the diagnosis, treatment, or advice of a medical professional. Consult your medical professional for guidance before changing or undertaking any diet, exercise or health program, or before using any prescription or over-the-counter drug. Neither the author nor Walmart.com assumes any responsibility for errors, omissions or contrary interpretation of the subject matter. Walmart does not sponsor, recommend or endorse any third party, product, service or information provided on this site. If you have dietary restrictions and/or allergies, always read the ingredient list carefully for all products prior to consumption. If the ingredient list is not available on the product, check with the product manufacturer, or do not consume the product.

  • You may like...

    • KetoneRX Advanced Weight Loss Formula Dietary Supplement Capsules, 84 count

      $824

    • 30 Day Diet Dietary Supplement Capsules, 60ct

      $1988

    • Relacore Extra Maximum Strength Tablets Dietary Supplement, 72 count

      $2075

    • Green Tea Fat Burner Dietary Supplement , 90ct

      $998

    • Metabolife Extreme Energy Dietary Supplement, 50ct

      $1008

    • JavaSLIM Green Coffee Extract Capsules, 80 count

      $788

    • Creative Bioscience Green Coffee Bean Pure Extract Veggie Capsules, 800mg, 60 count

      $1988

    • Green Tea Hawaii Original Instant Green Tea Dietary Supplement, 0.14 oz, 12 count

      $1167

    • Mommy's Bliss Apple Gripe Water Dietary Supplement, 4 fl oz

      $898

    • eAC 1234 Energy Appetite Control Capsules, 60ct

      $1988

    • Equate Maximum Strength Estroblend Menopause Support Caplets, 28 count

      $1098

    • Pure Health Garcinia Cambogia

      $998

    • Centrum Ultra Women, Multivitamin / Multimineral, 200ct

      $1774

    • Spring Valley Probiotic Multi-Enzyme Digestive Formula Tablets, 200 count

      $698

    • Poise Hourglass Shape Moderate Absorbency Regular Length Bladder Protection Pads, 54ct

      $1184

    • Estroven Plus Mood & Memory Menopause Supplement, 30 ct

      $938

    • Spring Valley Prenatal Multivitamin/Multimineral Dietary Supplement Tablets, 240 count

      $800

    • i-cool+D for Menopause + Bone Building Dietary Supplement Tablets, 45 count

      $2033

    • Spring Valley Cranberry plus Vitamin C Dietary Supplement Softgels, 84mg, 100 pc, 2 ct

      $600

    • One A Day Women's Prenatal with DHA Multivitamin Tablets & Liquid Gels, 60 count

      $1446

    • Natures Way Urinary with Cranberry 450 mg 100 Capsules

      $1943

    • Ryders Eyewear Swamper Photo Black Orange Lens Sunglasses

      $5012

    • Ryders Eyewear Swamper Photo Demi Brown Lens Sunglasses

      $5012

    • Caribbean Sun Saba Polarized Sunglasses

      $7800

      Out of stock online

    • Emjoi Gently Silken Epilator, AP-9PB

      $3496

      Out of stock online

    • TENA Classic Plus Brief, XL, (Pack of 4)

      $4988

    • Degree Clinical Protection Active Clean Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant, 1.7 oz, 2 count

      $1397

      Out of stock online

    • Ryders Eyewear Binder Interx White with Blue Frame Sunglasses

      $4405

    • Ryders Eyewear Akira Polar Xtal Black/Brown Lens Sunglasses

      $5012

    • Ryders Eyewear Cadence Polar Metal Grey Lens Sunglasses

      $5012

    • Ryders Eyewear Dune Traction Demi Brown Lens Sunglasses

      $2650

    • Foster Grant Women's Plastic Reading Glasses, Scarlet Brown

      $588

    • Juzo 3922DFIPRI 4 Genu 404 Knee Brace 2 with Bilateral Stays Inverted Horseshoe Pad Right

      $8477

    • Magic Straws 4100-23364 Chocolate Magic Straws - 24 pack

      $2527

    • DDI 11 Energy Shot Citrus Flavor- Case of 12

      $3328

    • Health Care 315384 Child Fruit Apap Tabs- Case of 24

      $4610

    • Stevia Extract Clear Liquid Sweet Leaf 2 oz Liquid

      $1124

    • Aconitum Napellus 6X Boericke & Tafel 100 Tabs

      $461

    • Milk Thistle Seed Gaia Herbs 60 Veg Cap

      $1799

    • Baby Organics Don't Be Rash Diaper Cream Desert Essence 3 oz Cream

      $657

    • Turmeric One Daily Solaray 30 VCaps

      $896

    • Boericke and Tafel Smoke Free Naturally 100 Tablets

      $1964

    • Natures Way Echinacea Goldenseal 100 Capsules

      $2207

    • Christophers Hawthorn Berry Heart Syrup 16 fl oz

      $4476

    • Hylands Carbo Vegetabilis 30x 250 Tablets

      $1965

    • King Bio Homeopathic Headache Relief 2 fl oz

      $2512

    • Kare-N-Herbs Kare-N-Liver 40 Tablets

      $2444

    • Barlean's Organic Oils Olive Leaf Complex Barlean's 90 Softgel

      $2870

    • Nutra Skin & Joint MSM Cream Nutra Research Intl 1 oz Cream

      $796

    • Clif 53073 Clif Strawberry Clif Shot- 24x1. 2 OZ

      $4260

    • Hero Nutritionals Yummi Bears Multi-Vitamin and Mineral Watermelon 90 Gummies

      $2304

    • Herb Pharm Eleuthero Liquid Herbal Extract 4 fl oz

      $4448

    • Juzo 2002CGRSB VI 30-40mmHg Soft Sleeve Regular - Silicone Beige

      $5917

    • Futurebiotics 0744730 ThinkFast - 60 Vegetarian Capsules

      $4032

    • Arjuna Heart Ayush Herbs 90 Caps

      $2941

    • Healthy Origins Phase 2 Starch Neutralizer 500 mg 90 Capsules

      $2158

    • Herb Pharm Kava 4 oz

      $4958

    • Dr. Goodpet Homeopathic Medicine Ear Relief 1 fl. oz. with dropper 208158

      $2767

    • Species SPECISOL02. 7CHOCPW Isolyze Isolate 2. 05 lb Chocolate

      $6134

    • Acai Resveratrol Ultimate ORAC Antioxidant Supreme HealthForce Nutritionals 360

      $6745

    • Tung Hai Chlorella 1000mg LifeTime 90 Tabs

      $1222

    • Healthy Soy Protein (Pro-95 & Pro Life Soy Replacement)-Vanilla Bean Nature's Li

      $3941

    • Propolis - Raw, Unprocessed - 70,000 mg Y.S. Organic Bee Farms 2.5 oz Powder

      $1112

    • Juzo 2001MXCGLSB23 VI 20-30mmHg Soft Sleeve Max Long - Silicone Chestnut

      $5837