sulfonamide

DEFINITIONS OF: sulfonamide

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n antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA

Synonyms:
sulfa, sulfa drug, sulpha
Types:
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Sulamyd, sulfacetamide
a topical sulfonamide (trade name Sulamyd) used to treat eye infections
sulfadiazine
a sulfa drug used in treating meningitis and pneumonia and other infections
sulfamethazine, sulfamezathine
a sulfa drug used like sulfadiazine and also in veterinary medicine
Gantanol, sulfamethoxazole
a sulfonamide (trade name Gantanol) used to treat infections (especially infections of the urinary tract)
sulfanilamide
a white odorless crystalline sulfa drug; the parent compound of most of the sulfa drugs
sulfapyridine
sulfa drug derived from pyridine and sulfanilamide
Gantrisin, sulfisoxazole
a sulfonamide (trade name Gantrisin) used to treat infections of the urinary tract
Thiosulfil
trade name for a sulfonamide antibacterial
Type of:
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide
any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
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