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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Individuals with allergy to sulfa drugs are not only at risk for type I allergic reaction (allergic shock) and other hypersensitivity reactions to antibacterial sulfonamide agents but also they may be in a higher risk of cross reactions to nonantibacterial sulfonamides.
Amoxicillin, which is given three times a day, and sulfa drugs, which are given twice a day, are still the first line drugs.
A large number of Schiff bases derived from sulfa drugs have been synthesized and uses as ligands to prepare potent metal complexes [10-12].
Fortunately for us, even with MRSA community-acquired infection, if the patient is stable and doesn't warrant hospital admission, he or she can be treated orally with a sulfa drug as an outpatient.
Daily doses of the sulfa drug trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) help AIDS patients fend off recurrences of a life-threatening form of pneumonia more effectively than do monthly treatments with aerosolized pentamidine, according to a pair of studies comparing the two widely used preventive medications.
To treat most cases, the patients received a sulfa drug as first-line treatment: for 88 (78.
Sulfadiazine is a sulfa drug commonly used in combination with pyrimethamine to treat toxoplasmosis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and newborns with congenital infections.
If a child is on a sulfa drug for any length of time, blood tests should be done on a regular basis to watch for potentially serious side effects.
In other microorganisms, sulfa drug resistance has resulted from specific point mutations in the dihydropteroate synthase (DHPS) gene.
The sulfonamide antibiotics, such as sulfamethoxazole, that cause the overwhelming majority of severe sulfa drug reactions contain an aromatic amine in their chemical structures.
The sulfonamide antibiotics, which cause the overwhelming majority of severe sulfa drug reactions, contain an aromatic amine in their chemical structures.
Cutaneous Loxoscelism: Patient with multiple bites and contraindication to sulfa drugs.
Within 2 years, sulfanilamide and several derivative sulfa drugs were on the market.
Best of all, there were sulfa drugs and precious quinine!