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Descriptions of Sulphonamides

Sulphonamides: A group of compounds that contain the structure SO2NH2. Members of this group, also known as sulfa drugs, are derivatives of sulfanilamide, which competitively inhibit folic acid synthesis in microorganisms, and are bacteriostatic. They have been largely supplanted by more effective and less toxic antibiotics. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
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Basic Information: Sulphonamides

Count: Sulphonamides is listed as a: treatment for 3 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Sulphonamides as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Sulphonamides' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:




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