Silver Sulfadiazine (Topical Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Silver sulfadiazine , a sulfa medicine, is used to prevent and treat bacterial or fungus infections. It works by killing the fungus or bacteria.
Silver sulfadiazine cream is applied to the skin and/or burned area(s) to prevent and treat bacterial or fungus infections that may occur in burns. This medicine may also be used for other problems as determined by your doctor.
Other medicines are used along with this medicine for burns. Patients with severe burns or burns over a large area of the body must be treated in a hospital.
Silver sulfadiazine is available only with your doctor's prescription.