Generic Name : Triple Sulfa Pronunciation : TRIH- pull- SUL- fa Therapeutic Classification : Vaginal Preparations
India- Triple sulfa cream.
International- Gyne Sulf, Sultrin Triple Sulfa, Trysul, and V.V.S. Other Name : Sulfathiazole, Sulfacetamide and Sulfabenzamide. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an antibacterial agent, prescribed for vaginal infections. It inhibits the action of the bacteria that cause the infection. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Topical- Apply as directed by your physician. How it should be taken :
It comes as a cream to apply topically. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney disease and allergy.
* Avoid wearing tight clothes; prefer cotton or natural fiber clothes till the infection is completely healed.
* Avoid this medication entering into eyes, nose or mouth region.
* Avoid sexual intercourse to prevent the spread of infection to the sexual partner.
Side Effects :
Severe allergic reactions like itching, irritation, increased urination, burning, swelling and hives.
* It may cause severe allergic reactions, if it is so stop the medication.
Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature and away from children.
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