Definition of sulphadiazine in English:


Line breaks: sulpha|dia¦zine
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌlfəˈdʌɪəziːn
(also sulfadiazine)


[mass noun] Medicine
  • A sulphonamide antibiotic used to treat meningococcal meningitis.
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    • Several other drugs have been evaluated, including tetracycline, primaquine, sulfadiazine and pyrimethamine (Fansidar).
    • I treated her with sulfadiazine and she got slowly better.
    • Pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine generally are used to treat infants with congenital toxoplasmosis.

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