silver sulfadiazine


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silver

 [sil´ver]
a chemical element, atomic number 47, atomic weight 107.870, symbol Ag. (See Appendix 6.) It is used in medicine for its caustic, astringent, and antiseptic effects. It is also used in dentistry in alloys, in soldering, and as cones to obliterate the root canal.
silver nitrate colorless or white crystals, used as a caustic and local antiinfective; an important use is in prevention of ophthalmia neonatorum.
silver protein silver made colloidal by the presence of, or combination with, protein; an active germicide with a local irritant and astringent effect.
silver sulfadiazine the silver derivative of sulfadiazine, having bactericidal activity against many gram-positive and gram-negative organisms, as well as being effective against yeasts; used as a topical antiinfective for the prevention and treatment of wound sepsis in patients with second and third degree burns.
toughened silver nitrate a mixture of silver nitrate with hydrochloric acid, sodium chloride, or potassium nitrate, occurring as white crystalline masses molded into pencils or cones; a convenient means of applying silver nitrate locally.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sil·'ver sul·fa·di·a·zine

the silver derivative of sulfadiazine, used externally as a topical antibacterial agent in preventing and treating infections in burns.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sil·ver sul·fa·di·a·zine

(silvĕr sŭlfă-dīă-zēn)
Derivative of sulfadiazine, used externally as a topical antibacterial agent to prevent and treat infections in burns.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

silver sulfadiazine

A drug used to treat infected leg ulcers, burns, skin graft donor sites and pressure sores (bedsores). The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Flamazine.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

sil·ver sul·fa·di·a·zine

(silvĕr sŭlfă-dīă-zēn)
Silver derivative of sulfadiazine, used externally as a topical antibacterial agent.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Aloe versus silver sulfadiazine creams for second-degree burns: a randomized controlled study.
Comparing with the silver sulfadiazine, AgNP showed almost similar growth inhibition effect against S.
Mahdavi, "Aloe versus silver sulfadiazine creams for second-degree burns: A Randomized Controlled Study," Surgery Today, vol.
To prove this hypothesis, silver sulfadiazine was used as a positive control, which is commonly used for wound treatment due its high antimicrobial and antiinflammatory activity [44].
Silver sulfadiazine concentration was chosen based on previous study that showed a solubility threshold of AgSD in CS solution [19].
Stiles, "In vitro fungistatic and fungicidal activities of silver sulfadiazine and natamycin on pathogenic fungi isolated from horses with keratomysis," American Journal of Veterinary Research, vol.
In this study, the effects of the most frequently used medications, that is, the silver sulfadiazine cream, antiseptic solution povidone-iodine, and 0.9% NaCl serum physiologic on the process of healing of the burn injuries, have been compared and examined [2-4].
A prospective randomised clinical and histological study of superficial burn wound healing with honey and silver sulfadiazine. Burns 1998; 24(2):157-61.
The first si ver complex to be used as an antimicrobial agent was silver sulfadiazine [11, 12], which is currently under clinical use as treatment of burn wounds.
Wound care was provided with silver sulfadiazine dressings.
Multiple therapies have been attempted in addition to compression including silver sulfadiazine topical, hydrogen peroxide, providone iodine, long term oral antibiotic therapy, topical antibiotics, Unna boot gauze bandages, chronic transfusion therapy followed by chelation, surgical debridement, skin grafts, and chemical debridement with papian/urea ointment, followed by debridement with collagenase ointment.
Among various metals, silver has been in use since antiquity in the form of metallic silver, silver nitrate, and silver sulfadiazine. But due to the arrival of several antibiotics, the use of these silver compounds has been weakened remarkably.