Definition of sulfapyridine in English:


Syllabification: sul·fa·pyr·i·dine
Pronunciation: /ˌsəlfəˈpirəˌdēn
(chiefly British also sulphapyridine)


  • A sulfonamide 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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