Sulphadiazine

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Sulphadiazine's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

0.5 to 1 g0.75 (0.75)6 hourlyPOIn Conjuction with pyrimethamine 25mg/day and with suplemental folinic acid. Doses could be given 2-4g/day in 3-6 divided doses.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

25 mg/kg25 (25)6 hourlyOralMaintenance after 2 day IV maintenance doses
37.5 mg/kg38 (37.5)6 hourlyOral
25 mg/kg25 (25)6 hourlySlow IVMaintenance for 2 Days
50 mg/kg50 (50)6 hourlySlow IVInitial

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

25 mg/kg25 (25)6 hourlyOralMaintenance after 2 day IV maintenance doses
37.5 mg/kg38 (37.5)6 hourlyOral
25 mg/kg25 (25)6 hourlySlow IVMaintenance for 2 Days
50 mg/kg50 (50)6 hourlySlow IVInitial

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Sulphadiazine

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Manufacturers of Sulphadiazine in Pakistan

Aventis Ethical Gray's Ideal KCI KPL Lisko Prime Unexo

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