What is silver sulfadiazine cream used for?

What is silver sulfadiazine cream used for?

What is silver sulfadiazine cream used for?

Silver sulfadiazine is an antibiotic. It fights bacteria and yeast on the skin. Silver sulfadiazine topical (for the skin) is used to treat or prevent serious infection on areas of skin with second- or third-degree burns.

Is Silvadene cream by prescription only?

Silvadene is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of burn wound infections. Silvadene may be used alone or with other medications. Silvadene belongs to a class of drugs called Antibacterials, Topical.

What is Ascend cream used for?

Silver Sulfadiazine is a topical antimicrobial drug used to prevent and treat wound sepsis on patients with second and third degree burns.

What is in FLAMAZINE cream?

Flamazine cream for burns FLAMAZINEā„¢ is a topical antibacterial cream with an active ingredient which belongs to the group of antibiotic medicines called sulphonamides. Flamazineā„¢ contains Silver Sulfadiazine.

Can I use Flamazine after 7 days?

One jar or tube of FLAMAZINE should be reserved for one person. If you are using jars, discard any remaining cream 24 hours after opening the jar. If you are using tubes, discard the product 7 days after opening. Follow all directions given to you by your doctor and pharmacist carefully.

Can you put silver sulfadiazine on an open wound?

Silver sulfadiazine works by stopping the growth of bacteria that may infect an open wound. This helps to decrease the risk of the bacteria spreading to surrounding skin, or to the blood where it can cause a serious blood infection (sepsis).

When should I stop using silver sulfadiazine cream?

Do not stop using silver sulfadiazine until your doctor tells you to do so. Your burn must be healed so that infection is no longer a problem. Gently wash the burned skin area daily to help remove dead skin. If your burn becomes infected or if your infection worsens, call your doctor.