Definition of sulphapyridine in English:


Line breaks: sulpha|pyri¦dine
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌlfəˈpɪrɪdiːn
(also sulfapyridine)


[mass noun] Medicine
  • A sulphonamide antibiotic used to treat some forms of dermatitis.
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    • 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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