What is Sulfadiazine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: SSD (silver sulfadiazine)


Sulfadiazine is a sulfa drug that eliminates bacteria that cause infections, especially urinary tract infections. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken three to six times a day.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Toxoplasmosis 2 0
Emotional distress 1 1
Headaches 1 0
Slow wound healing 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sulfadiazine

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Sulfadiazine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Sulfadiazine


Stopped taking Sulfadiazine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Sulfadiazine

Jun 15, 2012 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for wound infection)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for slow wound healing)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for emotional distress)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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