Active ingredient: Silver Sulfadiazine

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Silver Sulfadiazine uses

Silver Sulfadiazine is a sulfa derivative topical antibacterial used primarily on second- and third-degree burns. [Wikipedia]

Indication: Indicated as an adjunct for the prevention and treatment of wound sepsis in patients with second- and third-degree burns.

Silver Sulfadiazine has broad antimicrobial activity. It is bactericidal for many gram- negative and gram-positive bacteria as well as being effective against yeast. Silver Sulfadiazine is not a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor and may be useful in situations where such agents are contraindicated.


Silver Sulfadiazine available forms, composition, doses:

Flamazine 1 % Cream0.33 USD
Silvadene 1% Cream 20 gm Tube27.94 USD
Silvadene 1% Cream 400 gm Jar73.48 USD
Silvadene 1% Cream 85 gm Tube38.47 USD
Silvadene 1% cream0.93 USD
Silver Sulfadiazine 1% Cream 25 gm Jar13.99 USD
Silver Sulfadiazine 1% Cream 400 gm Jar36.48 USD
Silver Sulfadiazine 1% Cream 50 gm Jar21.99 USD
Silver Sulfadiazine 1% Cream 85 gm Jar19.99 USD
Silver sulfadiazine 1% crm0.09 USD
Ssd 1% cream0.12 USD
Ssd af 1% cream0.21 USD
Thermazene 1% cream0.19 USD

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Drugs with same active ingredients (Pharmaceutical companies):


  2. Dailymed."SILVER SULFADIAZINE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "silver sulfadiazine". (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Silver Sulfadiazine?

Depending on the reaction of the Silver Sulfadiazine after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Silver Sulfadiazine not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Silver Sulfadiazine addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.


Review conducted a study on Silver Sulfadiazine, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Silver Sulfadiazine consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

Visitor reports

One visitor reported frequency of use

How often in a day do you take the medicine?
Are you taking the Silver Sulfadiazine drug as prescribed by the doctor?

Few medications can be taken 4 times in a day more than prescribed when the doctor's advice mentions the medicine can be taken according to frequency or severity of symptoms. Most times, be very careful and clear about the number of times you are taking the medication. The report of website users about the frequency of taking the drug Silver Sulfadiazine is mentioned below.
4 times in a day1

One visitor reported doses

What is the dose of Silver Sulfadiazine drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 6-10mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.

One visitor reported time for results

What is the time duration Silver Sulfadiazine drug must be taken for it to be effective or for it to reduce the symptoms?
Most chronic conditions need at least some time so the dose and the drug action gets adjusted to the body to get the desired effect. The stastistics say website users needed 1 month to notice the result from using Silver Sulfadiazine drug. The time needed to show improvement in health condition after using the medicine Silver Sulfadiazine need not be same for all the users. It varies based on other factors.
1 month1

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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