Silver Sulfadiazine (Topical)
Brand Names : Silvadene, SSD, SSD AF, Thermazene, Flamazine
- Antibacterial, topical
- Antifungal, topical
Silver sulfadiazine (SILL-ver sul-fa-DYE-a-zeen), 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,
in the following dosage form:
Cream (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
- SSD AF
In Canada -