Definition of sulfapyridine in English:

Share this entry

sulfapyridine

Pronunciation: /ˌsəlfəˈpirədēn/
(chiefly British also sulphapyridine)

noun

Medicine
A sulfonamide 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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.