Medicine Overview of Sulphadiazine Tablet
Uses of Sulphadiazine Tablet
Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Sulphadiazine Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Allergic reaction.
How to use Sulphadiazine Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Sulphadiazine Tablet works
Sulphadiazine 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.
In Depth Information on Sulphadiazine Tablet
Expert advice for Sulphadiazine Tablet
- Complete the full course of sulfadiazine treatment to clear the infection and to prevent the development of bacterial resistance.
- Consult your doctor immediately if you develop any infection as long term use of sulfadiazine is known to cause secondary infection.
- Avoid exposure to sunlight as sulfadiazine may increase the sensitivity to the sun.
- Take sulfadiazine with caution if you have diarrhea, sore throat, stomach or intestinal infection; or if you have a history of asthma, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency or any other blood problems.
- Take necessary precaution if you have diabetes as sulfadiazine may cause low blood sugar.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as sulfadiazine may cause dizziness.
- Do not consume alcohol along with sulfadiazine as it may worsen the side effects.
Special precautions for Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Sulphadiazine 500m+more
g Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor....
Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Captomer 50mg Tablet, Spentoin 100mg Capsule, Spentoin Injection
If you miss a dose of Sulfadiazine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Sulfadiazine
Q. Is sulfadiazine an antibiotic?
Sulfadiazine belongs to class of medicines called sulfonamide antibiotic
Q. Does sulfadiazine contain sulfa?
It contains sulfa
Q. Is sulfadiazine the same as sulfasalazine?
No. Sulfadiazine is different from sulfasalazine.
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Substitutes for Sulphadiazine
No substitutes found for this medicine