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SULFAMYLON CREAM
Skin infections (topicals)
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Drug Name:

SULFAMYLON CREAM Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Mafenide acetate 85mg (base); crm; contains parabens, sodium metabisulfite.

Company:
Mylan Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for SULFAMYLON CREAM:

Adjunct in 2nd and 3rd degree burns.

Adults and Children:

Apply 1–2 times daily aseptically with approximately 1/16 inch depth to cleansed and debrided burns. Ensure coverage of burned areas at all times; reapply promptly if removed. May be occluded with a thin layer of dressing, if needed. Continue until wound is healed or site is ready for grafting. Withhold therapy for 24–48 hours if acidosis occurs.

Contraindications:

Sulfonamide allergy.

Warnings/Precautions:

G6PD deficiency. Sulfite sensitivity. Asthma. Acute renal failure. Monitor acid-base balance closely (esp. with extensive 2nd degree or partial thickness burns, pulmonary or renal impairment). Pregnancy (Cat.C); (crm: not recommended for women of childbearing potential; unless burn area >20% of total body surface). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

See Also:

SULFAMYLON 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION

Pharmacological Class:

Antibacterial.

Adverse Reactions:

Application-site pain, burning sensation, allergic manifestations (eg, rash, pruritus, facial edema, swelling, erythema; discontinue if occur), tachypnea, hyperventilation, metabolic acidosis; respiratory alkalosis, fatal hemolytic anemia with disseminated intravascular coagulation, fungal colonization; rare: excoriation of new skin, bleeding of skin.

How Supplied:

Crm—2oz, 4oz, 16oz
Packets—5

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