sulfathiazole
An antibacterial agent of the sulfonamide group.

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sul·fa·thi·a·zole or chiefly Brit sul·pha·thi·a·zole .səl-fə-'thī-ə-.zōl n a sulfa drug C9H9N3O2S2 derived from thiazole and sulfanilamide that is seldom prescribed because of its toxicity but was formerly used esp. in the treatment of pneumococcus and staphylococcus infections

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sul·fa·thi·a·zole (sul″fə-thiґə-zōl) [USP] a sulfonamide antibacterial used topically in combination with sulfacetamide and sulfabenzamide (as triple sulfa) in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis.

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  • Sulfathiazole — Drugbox IUPAC name = 4 amino N (1,3 thiazol 2 yl)benzenesulfonamide CAS number=72 14 0 ATC prefix=D06 ATC suffix=BA02 ATC supplemental=ATC|J01|EB07 PubChem=5340 DrugBank= C=9 | H=9 | N=3 | O=2 | S=2 molecular weight = 255.319 g/mol… …   Wikipedia

  • sulfathiazole — /sul feuh thuy euh zohl /, n. Pharm. a sulfanilamide derivative, C9H9N3O2S2, formerly used in the treatment of pneumonia and staphylococcal infections, but now largely replaced because of its toxicity. [SULFA(NILAMIDE) + THIAZOLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • sulfathiazole — noun A short acting sulfa drug, a common oral and topical antimicrobial prior to the discovery of less toxic alternatives …   Wiktionary

  • sulfathiazole — n. sulfa drug formerly used to treat pneumonia and other bacterial infections …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sulfathiazole — sul·fa·thiazole …   English syllables

  • sulfathiazole — |səlfə+ noun Etymology: sulfa + thiazole : a sulfa drug H2NC6H4SO2NHC3H2NS derived from thiazole and sulfanilamide, seldom prescribed because of its toxicity, but formerly used especially in the treatment of pneumococcus and staphylococcus… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Sulfanilamide — Systematic (IUPAC) name 4 aminobenzenesulfonamide Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

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