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sulfacetamide

 [sul″fah-set´ah-mīd]
a sulfonamide antibacterial used in treatment of bacterial vaginosis; the sodium salt is used topically to treat eye infections and acne.

sulfacetamide

/sul·fa·cet·a·mide/ (sul″fah-set´ah-mīd) a sulfonamide used topically as the sodium salt to treat ophthalmic infections and acne vulgaris.

sulfacetamide

[sul′fəset′əmīd]
a topical antibacterial.
indications It is most commonly prescribed for the prophylaxis of infection after injury to the cornea and in the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis and bacterial infections of the skin.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to the drug or to other sulfonamides or impaired kidney function prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among known adverse effects are local pain, overgrowth of nonsusceptible pathogens, and hypersensitivity reaction.

sulfacetamide

an antibacterial sulfonamide used mainly in ophthalmic preparations.
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Combining the sodium sulfacetamide and sulfur cleanser with metronidazole has yielded excellent results, Dr.
Sodium sulfacetamide acts as a competitive antagonist to para aminobenzoic acid (PABA), a component of bacterial growth which can lead to the development of rosacea "pimples," while sulfur reportedly inhibits the growth of Propionbacterium acnes and the formation of free fatty acids.
2mg / ml 1 ml presentation vial or ampule,synthetic oxitocina solution for injection 5 iu / ml presentation vial or ampule,sodium sulfacetamide 10% solution ophthalmic presentation dropper bottle,presentation ferrous sulfate 300mg tablet or capsule etc.
The following medications were significantly superior to placebo: topical metronidazole, benzoyl peroxide 5%/ erythromycin 3% gel, benzoyl peroxide 5%/clindamycin 1% gel, benzoyl peroxide alone, azelaic acid, and sodium sulfacetamide 10%/sulfur 5%.
WASHINGTON -- Fougera has received approval for what it says is the first generic sulfacetamide sodium topical suspension, USP 10%.
Antibiotics that are not ototoxic include the fluoroquinolones (ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin), ceftazidime, and sulfacetamide.
3% tobramycin or gentamycin, 10% sodium sulfacetamide, or erythromycin ophthalmic ointment.
Unlike sulfacetamide and neomycin/polymyxin B drops, fluoroquinolone drops (ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin) cover a broad bacterial spectrum, including those organisms that are associated with acute otitis media, chronic otitis media with effusion, chronic suppurative otitis media, and acute otitis extema.
Common antibiotics for eye infections include erythromycin, gentamicin (brand name Garamycin), sulfacetamide (Sulamyd), and trimethoprim with polymyxin (Polytrim).