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Introduction: Sulfadiazine

Description of Sulfadiazine

Sulfadiazine: a sulfa drug used in treating meningitis and pneumonia and other infections.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Sulfadiazine: A synthetic pyrimidinyl sulfonamide derivative, short-acting bacteriostatic Sulfadiazine inhibits bacterial folic acid synthesis by competing with para amino benzoic acid. It is used in combination with pyrimethamine to treat toxoplasmosis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and in newborns with congenital infections. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Sulfadiazine: One of the short-acting SULFONAMIDES used in combination with PYRIMETHAMINE to treat toxoplasmosis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and in newborns with congenital infections.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Drug name confusion

Because many drug names share similar spellings or sound almost identical when spoken, it is possible to mistake the name of a particular medication. Other drugs that are sometimes confused with Sulfadiazine include:

Terms associated with Sulfadiazine:

Terms Similar to Sulfadiazine:

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More specific terms for Sulfadiazine:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Sulfadiazine

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Sulfadiazine

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Sulfadiazine

The following list attempts to classify Sulfadiazine into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • sulfa,sulfa drug,sulfonamide,sulpha
  • antibacterial,antibacterial drug,bactericide
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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