Cuts, Wounds, Severe burns, Post-operative wound dressing, Bed sores
Burns: The burn wound should be cleaned and cream applied over all the affected areas to a depth of 3-5mm. Where necessary, the cream should be re-app... View More
Topical/Cutaneous Treatment and prophylaxis of infection in severe burns Adult: Apply onto affected area 1-2 times/day.
Burn Wound Infections (2°/3°) <2 months: Contraindicated >2 months (1% cream): Apply onto affected area 1-2 times/day.
Silver sulfadiazine cream is contraindicated in patients known to be hypersensitivity to silver sulphonamide or to other components of the preparation s... View More
Mode of Action
Silver sulfadiazine has broad antimicrobial activity; it is active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria as well as some yeasts and fungi. Th... View More
Silver sulfadiazine cream should be used with caution in the presence of significant hepatic or renal impairment or if the condition of porphyria is sus... View More
The most common sides effects are allergic reactions including burning, itching and rashes; argyria reported following prolonged use. Transient leucopen... View More
Potentiates antidiabetic effect of sulphonylureas. Not antagonised by PABA.