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Ssd
Silver Sulfadiazine-Topical


Ssd is used to prevent and treat skin infections associated with burns.

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Silvadene, Silver Sulfadiazine, Ssd Af, Thermazene


 
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ssd
Silvadene, Silver Sulfadiazine, Ssd Af, Thermazene

Uses
Ssd is used to prevent and treat skin infections associated with burns.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature and in a tight container.
  • Do not freeze.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Ssd may be harmful if swallowed.

How To Use
  • Ssd is for topical use only.
  • Clean and dry the affected area before applying the medication.
  • Using a sterile glove, apply a thin film (1/16 inch) of the medication to the affected area and surrounding skin once or twice daily.
  • Continue to use the medication as prescribed for the full time prescribed.
  • Keep the affected area covered with the medication at all times.
  • Do not cover with bandages unless instructed to do so by your doctor.

Side Effects
  • Ssd may cause burning, stinging or redness when first applied to the skin.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to Ssd, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, especially: liver or kidney disease, blood disorders, any allergies.
  • Do not apply Ssd to infants less than two months of age.
  • Before you use silver sulfadiazine, tell your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Ssd should not be used near or at term.
  • It is not known if Ssd is excreted into breast milk.
  • However, similar, systemically absorbed forms of Ssd are excreted into breast milk and have been shown to have undesirable effects on a nursing infant.
  • Consult your doctor before breast- feeding.

Missed Dose
  • Apply any missed dose as soon as possible but not if it is almost time for the next dose.
  • If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your regular schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use, especially of other skin products.

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