sulfa drug

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Synonyms for sulfa drug

antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA

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Several investigators have reported an association between failure of prophylaxis when using sulfa drugs and substitutions of 2 aa within the putative sulfa binding site of DHPS at positions 55 (Thr to Ala, mutation Ml) and 57 (Pro to Ser, M2) (1-4).
March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 70 years after the first sulfa drugs helped to revolutionize medical care and save millions of lives, St.
Fortunately, all MRSA isolates were sensitive to vancomycin and two sulfa drugs tested (rifampin and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole).
The sulfonamide antibiotics, which cause the overwhelming majority of severe sulfa drug reactions, contain an aromatic amine in their chemical structures.
certain medications, such the local anesthetics benzocaine and procaine, sulfonamides, sulfones, sulfa drugs, para-aminosalicylic acid (used to treat tuberculosis)
Sulfa drugs, such as sulfaquinoxaline and sulfadimethoxine (Albon), and amprolium (Corid), available over-the-counter, are used to treat coccidiosis.
4) The medications most commonly associated with the drug-induced form are all-trans retinoic acid and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor or granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor; others that have been reported are the sulfa drugs, tetracycline, minocycline, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, carbamazepine, oral contraceptives, hydralazine, and clindamycin.
They trace the development of the sulfa drugs and penicillin up to the period of World War II, and more important, the postwar introduction of the group of broad-spectrum "wonder-drug" antibiotics.
A 1990 report indicated that 30 to 80% of milk samples had detectable antibiotics, especially sulfa drugs and tetracycline.
All antibiotics discovered to date have a limited useful life - sulfa drugs, for instance, were developed in 1932, introduced in 1936 and the first instances of resistance were noted in 1942.
She reported allergies to adhesive tape, sulfa drugs, and penicillin.
The design of novel sulfanilamide species which combine the structural features of traditional sulfa drugs, branched architecture and the unique electronic properties of fluorine enables investigation of multiple structure-property relationships and biological activity studies.
He said the different types of substances produce allergy including pollen grains of flowers, dust particles, house dust mite, outdoor and indoor moulds or fungus, insect venom of bee, animal dander like sloughed off skin, saliva and excreta of dog or cat secretions and excretions of birds, body parts and excreta of insects like cockroach, foods like milk, egg, fish, prawns, beef, mutton, chicken, peanuts, and some drugs like penicillin, sulfa drugs and insulin.
While genes increase chanes, many environmental factors trigger lupus like UV rays, sulfa drugs, infections, colds, viruses, injuries, stress and being pregnant.
Many antibiotics are similar to human medicines, including penicillin, tetracycline, erythromycin, and sulfa drugs.