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What is silver sulfadiazine cream used for?

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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 39 years experience
Burns: This is a wonderful antiburn, antibiotic cream that stimulates granulation tissue to heal over burned areas, diabetic ulcers, common scrapes of the skin...

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A 42-year-old member asked:

How effective is silver sulfadiazine cream?

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Dr. Ernest Block
Trauma Surgery 36 years experience
Pretty good: Silver sulfadiazine cream is a cornerstone of burn treatment. It revolutionized burn care. That being said, a good surgical team needs to follow your burns to monitor for complications.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Where to buy silver sulfadiazine cream otc?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Not in USA: Silver sulfadiazine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Can silver sulfadiazine cream be used on turf burn?

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Dr. Charles Breaux
Pediatric Surgery 40 years experience
Second-degree burns: ..., such as an abrasion or "road rash, " will heal on their own, given good wound care and good nutrition. Burns on the face should be gooped up with antibiotic ointment several times a day; no dressings are necessary. Burn wounds elsewhere can have antibiotic ointment or silver sulfadiazine (silvadene) applied and then dressed with dressing changes daily in conjunction with a bath/shower.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Can u use silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream on boils?

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Dr. Olga Nilova
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream will not help on boils.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What is silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream known as in the uk?

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Flamazine: Silver sulfadiazine, a topical antibiotic, is known as flamazine (or sometimes SSD) in the UK.

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