Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Silvadene
  2. SSD AF
  3. Thermazene

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Ssd
  2. Flamazine
  3. Ssd

Descriptions


Silver sulfadiazine cream is used to prevent and treat wound infections in patients with second- and third-degree burns. Patients with severe burns or burns over a large area of the body must be treated in a hospital.

Silver sulfadiazine is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria or preventing its growth.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Cream