Active Ingredient(s): Silver Sulfadiazine
FDA Approved: * November 30, 1989
Pharm Company: * FRANKLIN PHARMS
Category: Antibiotics

Silver sulfadiazine, sold under the brand Silvadene among others, is a topical antibiotic used in partial thickness and full thickness burns to prevent infection.[1] Tentative evidence has found other antibiotics to be more effective and therefore it is no longer generally recommended for second-degree (partial-thickness) burns, but is still widely used to protect third-degree (full-thickness) burns.[2][3] Common side effects include itching and... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.

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