Silver Sulfadiazine

( Generic Ssd Silvadene Ssd (Silver Sulfadiazine) Thermazene )

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WALGREENS
$8.55 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC Retail

$15.12

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32%

$10.33 With Free Coupon
SAFEWAY PHARMACY Retail

$15.12

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29%

$10.75 With Free Coupon
AKINA PHARMACY
$11.93 With Free Coupon
MY DR'S PHARMACY
$11.93 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY Retail

$15.12

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19%

$12.29 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY Retail

$15.12

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17%

$12.48 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY #
$12.51 With Free Coupon
GIANT PHARMACY
$12.83 With Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY Retail

$15.12

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13%

$13.22 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER
$13.33 With Free Coupon
HEALTH STAR PHARMACY
$13.33 With Free Coupon
LIBERTY PHARMACY & MEDICAL SUPPLIES
$13.33 With Free Coupon
LOUDOUN COMMUNITY PHARMACY
$13.33 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS, INC.
$13.33 With Free Coupon
RX+PHARMACY
$13.33 With Free Coupon
Silver Sulfadiazine

Drug Info for silver sulfadiazine

Silver sulfadiazine, a sulfa drug, is used to prevent and treat infections of second- and third-degree burns. It kills a wide variety of bacteria. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

SSD is a sulfa antibiotic and is used externally to treat bacterial infections caused by severe burns. SSD stops the growth of bacteria that may infect an open burn wound. This prevents bacteria from spreading and causing sepsis. It is indicated for use by adults and is available as a cream.

  • Silvadene
  • SSD
  • Thermazene
  • On the skin

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

Topical application routeUse this medicine only on your skin. Rinse it off right away if it gets on a cut or scrape. Do not get the medicine in your eyes, nose, or mouth.

Topical application routeWash your hands with soap and water before and after you use this medicine.

Before using the cream, clean off any dead skin or scabbing from the burn wound.

Wear sterile gloves to apply this medicine.

Spread a thin layer of the cream over the wound. You may then cover the wound with a bandage if needed.

Keep the wound area clean and covered with the medicine at all times.

If the cream washes off during a bath or other activity, clean the wound again and put on more cream.

To help clear up your skin or burn infection completely, keep using this medicine for the full time of treatment. You should keep using this medicine until the burned area has healed or is ready for skin grafting.

Do not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to silver sulfadiazine. Do not use this medicine on pregnant women approaching or near giving birth, premature babies, or newborn babies 2 months of age and younger.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, or an enzyme problem called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.

This medicine is a sulfa drug (sulfonamide). Rarely, this topical cream might cause some of the side effects seen with oral sulfa drugs. This includes allergic reactions. Check with your doctor right away if you have a blistering, peeling, red skin rash or other severe symptoms (such as unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness).

If your burn wounds do not heal or if they become worse, call your doctor.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Topical application routeDo not use this medicine to treat a skin problem your doctor has not examined.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using cimetidine (Tagamet®).

Topical application routeDo not put cosmetics or skin care products on the treated skin.

If your burn wounds do not heal or if they become worse, call your doctor.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Topical application routeDo not use this medicine to treat a skin problem your doctor has not examined.

  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, weakness
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, and body aches
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Blistering, peeling, or red skin rash
  • Change in how much or how often you urinate
  • Skin discomfort when in sunlight
  • Changes in skin color
  • Mild rash
Frequently Asked Questions

Silver Sulfadiazine, a generic drug, is an antibiotic medication that comes in topical cream form. This medication is used to treat bacterial infections on the skin, caused by severe burns. It works by preventing the spread of bacteria.

In addition to Silver Sulfadiazine, several other similar brand-name drugs may be used to treat these symptoms including Thermazene, SSD, and Silvadene. Consult with your doctor to determine the best treatment for your condition.

The average Silver Sulfadiazine price without insurance for Silver Sulfadiazine topical cream can vary greatly, from about between between $12 and $81, depending on the dosage, quantity, and pharmacy location.

Silver Sulfadiazine is a generic drug. Similar brand-name drugs include Thermazene, SSD, and Silvadene. Our free coupon may be used for savings on Silver Sulfadiazine and alternative brand-name drugs for savings of up to 80%.

Silver Sulfadiazine topical cream is only available in 1% strength. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

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