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General Information on Triple Sulfa

Generic Name : Triple Sulfa

Pronunciation : TRIH- pull- SUL- fa

Latest prescription information about Triple Sulfa. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Vaginal Preparations

Trade Names/Brand Names of Triple Sulfa

India- Triple sulfa cream.
International- Gyne Sulf, Sultrin Triple Sulfa, Trysul, and V.V.S.

Other Name(s) of Triple Sulfa

Sulfathiazole, Sulfacetamide and Sulfabenzamide.

Why is Triple Sulfa Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antibacterial agent, prescribed for vaginal infections. It inhibits the action of the bacteria that cause the infection.  

When should Triple Sulfa not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Triple Sulfa?

Topical- Apply as directed by your physician.

How should Triple Sulfa be taken?

It comes as a cream to apply topically.

What are the warnings and precautions for Triple Sulfa?

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.

What are the side effects of Triple Sulfa?

Severe allergic reactions like itching, irritation, increased urination, burning, swelling and hives.

What are the other precautions for Triple Sulfa?

It may cause severe allergic reactions, if it is so stop the medication.

What are the storage conditions for Triple Sulfa?

Store it at room temperature and away from children.

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