Sulfafurazole

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  • Other
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Mycoses
  • Nocardia Infections
  • Otitis Media
  • Protozoan Infections
  • Respiratory Tract Fistula
  • Urinary Tract Infections

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Uses of Sulfafurazole

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Sulfafurazole is used in the treatment of:

  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Nocardia Infections
  • Otitis Media
  • Respiratory Tract Fistula
  • Urinary Tract Infections

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Sulfafurazole Brand Names

Sulfafurazole may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Sulfafurazole Drug Class

Sulfafurazole is part of the drug class:

Sulfafurazole Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • ANISINDIONE/SULFISOXAZOLE
  • CYCLOSPORINE/SULFISOXAZOLE
  • DICUMAROL/SULFISOXAZOLE
  • METHOTREXATE/SULFISOXAZOLE
  • PHENPROCOUMON/SULFISOXAZOLE
  • PRALATREXATE/SULFISOXAZOLE
  • SULFISOXAZOLE/WARFARIN

This is not a complete list of Sulfafurazoledrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Sulfafurazole and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Sulfisoxazole falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Sulfisoxazole should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Sulfisoxazole should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Sulfafurazole Dosage

Take sulfafurazole exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Sulfafurazole dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Sulfafurazole is available in the following doses:

  • Erythromycin-sulfisoxazole 200 Mg-600 Mg/5 Ml Oral Granule For Reconstitution
  • Phenazopyridine-sulfisoxazole 50 Mg-500 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Sulfisoxazole 500 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Sulfisoxazole 500 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Sulfisoxazole Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Sulfafurazole is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Ophthalmic Solution
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Suspension
  • Oral Tablet