What is SSD (silver sulfadiazine)?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Argental Plus

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Generic name: Sulfadiazine

SSD® is a brand of silver sulfadiazine, a topical antibiotic, used for the prevention and treatment of infection in second and third degree burns.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with SSD (silver sulfadiazine)

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking SSD (silver sulfadiazine)

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Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
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Duration

Stopped taking SSD (silver sulfadiazine)

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
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1 patient evaluation for SSD (silver 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
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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