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sulfadiazine

 [sul″fah-di´ah-zēn]
a sulfonamide used, frequently in combination with other sulfonamides, in the treatment of infections due to susceptible organisms, including nocardiosis, toxoplasmosis, otitis media caused by susceptible strains of Haemophilus influenzae,streptococci, and pneumococci, and malaria caused by chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum. It is administered orally as the base or intravenously as the sodium salt. See also silver sulfadiazine.
sodium sulfadiazine an antibacterial compound used intravenously.

sul·fa·di·a·zine

(sŭl'fă-dī'ă-zēn),
One of a group of diazine derivatives of sulfanilamide, the pyrimidine analogue of sulfapyridine and sulfathiazole; one of the components of the triple sulfonamide mixture. It is an inhibitor of bacterial folic acid synthesis, which has been highly effective against pneumococcal, staphylococcal, and streptococcal infections, against infections with Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae, and in acute gonococcal arthritis; sulfadiazine sodium has the same uses.

sulfadiazine

(sŭl′fə-dī′ə-zēn′)
n.
A sulfa drug, C10H10N4O2S, used in the treatment of toxoplasmosis and other infections.

sulfadiazine

Pharmacology A sulfonamide used with pyrimethamine to treat toxoplasmosis in AIDS  and meningitis Adverse effects BM suppression, crystallization in urinary tract, leading to kidney failure. See Sulfonamide.

sul·fa·di·a·zine

(sŭl'fă-dī'ă-zēn)
Diazine derivative of sulfanilamide; inhibitor of bacterial folic acid synthesis, which has been highly effective against pneumococcal, staphylococcal, and streptococcal infections, against infections with Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae, and in acute gonococcal arthritis.

sul·fa·di·a·zine

(sŭl'fă-dī'ă-zēn)
Inhibitor of bacterial folic acid synthesis; highly effective against pneumococcal, staphylococcal, and streptococcal infections, against infections with Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae.