Generic Name and Formulations:
Silver sulfadiazine 1%; crm.
Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Indications for SSD:
Prophylaxis and treatment of sepsis in 2nd and 3rd degree burns.
Apply 1–2 times daily aseptically to approximately 1/16 inch depth to cleansed and debrided burns. Reapply promptly if removed. Continue until wound is healed. May be occluded.
Premature infants. Within first 2 months of birth. Late pregnancy.
G6PD deficiency. Impaired renal or hepatic function. Monitor serum sulfa levels and renal function in extensive burns. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Leukopenia increased with concomitant cimetidine. May inactivate debriding enzymes.
Transient leukopenia, skin necrosis, erythema multiforme, skin discoloration, burning sensation, rash, fungal overgrowth, interstitial nephritis, systemic sulfonamide reactions.
SSD—25g, 50g, 85g, 400g
SSD AF—50g, 400g