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Side effect(s) of Sulfadimidine

Read the side effects of Sulfadimidine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Skin: Allergic reactions such as rashes, itching and rarely causes serious skin reactions like Stevens-Johnson-Syndrome and epidermal necrolysis.

Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

Blood: Anemia, agranulocytosis (low white blood cell count), hemolytic anemia (anemia that occurs due to the rupture of red blood cell) and thrombocytopenia (reduced platelet count) in patients with glucose-6-phosphate deficiency.

Others: Crystalluria (cloudy urine), pancreatitis, hepatitis, cholestatic jaundice, and fever.



Other Precautions :  A complete blood cell count should be monitored during the therapy to detect for various blood disorders.

Drug Name : Sulfadimidine

Sulfadimidine generic Sulfadimidine is prescribed to treat urinary tract infections, prostatitis (infection of the prostate gland) and respiratory tract infections caused by bacteria. It is capable of inhibiting the growth or reproduction of bacteria but not killing the bacteria. It blocks the synthesis of bacterial dihydrofolic acid and therefore inhibits the growth of bacteria.
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