Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet Uses and Side Effects

Medicine Name Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet
Manufactured By Abbott
Medicine Category Systemic Sulphonamides Excluding Trimethoprim Combinations
Salt Composition Sulfadiazine (500mg)

Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet Side Effects

Nausea,Vomiting,Diarrhea,Allergic reaction

Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet Uses

Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia, bronchitis), ear, urinary tract, and intestines. It is also used to treat some parasitic infections.Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It may be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and allergic reaction. Seek emergency medical help if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty breathing.Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics (especially sulpha medicines) or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may monitor you with regular blood and urine tests during treatment.

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