Sulfafurazole


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Severe renal or hepatic failure; blood disorders; hypersensitivity to sulfonamides; acute porphyria. Pregnancy (3rd trimester) ; infants ≤2 mth.
Special Precautions
Renal or hepatic impairment; history of allergy or asthma; AIDS; G6PD deficiency; elderly; ensure adequate fluid intake to reduce risk of crystalluria; SLE. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhoea, hypersensitivity reactions, SLE, serum sickness-like syndrome, liver necrosis, hepatomegaly, myocarditis, pulmonary eosinophilia and fibrosing alveolitis, vasculitis, hypoglycaemia, hypothyroidism, neurological reactions, jaundice and kernicterus in premature neonates.
Potentially Fatal: Blood dyscrasias, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, anaphylaxis.
ROUTE(S) : Ophth: C
ROUTE(S) : PO: C D if administered near term.
Drug Interactions
Potentiates effects of oral anticoagulants, methotrexate, phenytoin. Increased anaesthetic effect of thiopental. Increased risk of crytalluria with compounds that render the urine acidic.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
S01AB02 - sulfafurazole ; Belongs to the class of antiinfectives, sulfonamides. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
J01EB05 - sulfafurazole ; Belongs to the class of short-acting sulfonamides. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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