Definition of sulphapyridine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsʌlfəˈpɪrɪdiːn/
(also sulfapyridine)


[mass noun] Medicine
A sulphonamide antibiotic used to treat some forms of dermatitis.
Example sentences
  • Skin lesions in linear IgA dermatosis and chronic bullous disease of childhood respond rapidly when treated with dapsone or sulfapyridine.
  • Patients will experience prompt relief of lesions within one to two days of initializing treatment with dapsone or sulfapyridine.
  • Sulfasalazine consists of a 5 - ASA molecule bound to sulfapyridine.
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