Sulfanilamide


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Vulvovaginal candidiasis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : Vag As 15% cream: About 6 g 1-2 times/day for 30 days. As supp: 1 supp (1.05 g) twice daily for 7 days.
Dosage Details
Vaginal
Vulvovaginal candidiasis
Adult: As vaginal cream: 1 applicatorful (about 6 g of 15% cream) once or bid for 30 days. As vaginal suppository: 1 suppository (1.05 g) bid for 7 days.
Contraindications
Sensitivity to sulfonamides; lactation.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy (3rd trimester), G6PD deficiency. Discontinue if rash occurs.
Adverse Reactions
Increased discomfort or burning sensation.
Action
Description: Sulfanilamide is a short-acting sulfonamide with antibacterial activity is less than that of sulfamethoxazole. It interferes with the synthesis of nucleic acids in sensitive organisms by blocking the conversion of p-aminobenzoic acid (PABA) to the co-enzyme dihydrofolic acid.
MIMS Class
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