Sulfafurazole

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Not to be confused with sulfadiazine.
Sulfafurazole
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-amino-N-(3,4-dimethyl-1,2-oxazol-5-yl)benzenesulfonamide
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
MedlinePlus a601049
Pregnancy cat.
  • To be avoided within two months of term
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
Pharmacokinetic data
Excretion Excreted unchanged in urine
Identifiers
CAS number 127-69-5 YesY
ATC code J01EB05 S01AB02 QJ01EQ05
PubChem CID 5344
DrugBank DB00263
UNII 740T4C525W N
KEGG D00450 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL453 N
Chemical data
Formula C11H13N3O3S 
Mol. mass 267.30 g/mol
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Sulfafurazole (INN, also known as sulfisoxazole) is a sulfonamide antibacterial with an oxazole substituent. It has antibiotic activity against a wide range of Gram-negative and Gram-positive organisms. It is sometimes given in combination with erythromycin (see erythromycin/Sulfafurazole) or phenazopyridine. It is used locally in a 4% solution or ointment.

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