sulfapyridine


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sulfapyridine

 [sul″fah-pir´ĭ-dēn]
a sulfonamide administered orally in treatment of dermatitis herpetiformis.

sulfapyridine

/sul·fa·pyr·i·dine/ (-pir´ĭ-dēn) a sulfonamide used as an oral suppressant for dermatitis herpetiformis.

sulfapyridine

[sul′fah-pir′idēn]
a sulfonamide administered orally in treatment of dermatitis herpetiformis.

sulfapyridine

one of the very early sulfonamides with significant toxicity. Now replaced by safer and more effective drugs.
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Sulphasalazine is separated into sulfapyridine and 5-acetyl salicylic acid after oral administration, and sulfapyridine acetylation is catalyzed by the N-acetyltransferase-2 enzyme in the liver.
Hereditary HbM NADH-MetHb reductase deficiency Acquired Medications Amyl nitrite Benzocaine Dapsone Lidocaine Nitroglycerin Nitroprusside Phenacetin Phenazopyridine Prilocaine Quinones (chloroquinone, primaquine) Sulfonamides (sulfanilamide, sulfathiazide, sulfapyridine, sulfamethoxazole) Chemical agents Aniline dye derivatives (shoe dyes, inks) Butyl nitrite Chlorobenzene Nitrate-containing foods Isobutyl nitrite Naphthalene Nitrophenol Nitrous gases Silver nitrate Trinitrotoluene Well water nitrates Pediatric Decreased NADH-MetHb reductase activity (<4 months of age) Associated with low birth weight, prematurity, dehydration, acidosis, and diarrhea Table 3.
Most patients with mild or moderate ulcerative colitis are first treated with 5-ASA agents, a combination of the drugs sulfonamide, sulfapyridine and salicylate that helps control inflammation.