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Sulfadiazine Coupon - Sulfadiazine 500mg tablet
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SULFADIAZINE is an sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used to treat many different kinds of bacterial infections, like those of the brain, ears, and urinary tract. It is also used to prevent infections in people who are at risk. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Compare sulfa antibiotics.
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Sulfadiazine Coupon - Sulfadiazine 500mg tablet
60 tablets

Sulfadiazine Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve. You may need to have blood work done while you are taking this medicine.

This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.

Drink several glasses of water a day. This will help to reduce possible kidney problems.

This medicine may affect blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, check with your doctor or health care professional before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine.


Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:



blurred vision

changes in menstrual periods


cold sweats



cool, pale skin

decreased sexual ability in males



dry, puffy skin

fast heartbeat

feeling cold


increased hunger






slurred speech

swelling of front part of the neck

unusual tiredness or weakness

weight gain

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach pain

back, leg, or stomach pains

black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

bleeding under the skin

blindness or vision changes

blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin


blood in the urine or stools

bluish-colored lips, fingernails, or palms

burning of the face or mouth

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, painful, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

chest pain

cloudy urine

clumsiness or unsteadiness


continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears

cough or hoarseness

cracks in the skin

darkened urine

decrease in the amount of urine


difficulty with breathing

difficulty with moving

dizziness or lightheadedness

feeling of discomfort

fever with or without chills

general body swelling

general feeling of tiredness or weakness


hearing loss



joint or muscle pain

light-colored stools

loss of appetite and weight

loss of heat from the body

lower back or side pain

muscle pain or stiffness


not able to pass urine

pain or burning while urinating

painful or difficult urination

pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back

pale skin

pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin

rapid heart rate


red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes

red, swollen skin

redness of the white part of the eyes

scaly skin

seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there


shakiness and unsteady walk

shortness of breath

sore throat

soreness of the muscles

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

sudden decrease in amount of urine

swelling around the eyes

swelling of the face, hands, legs, and feet

swelling or inflammation of the mouth

swollen lymph glands

swollen or painful glands

tightness in the chest

unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

unusual bleeding or bruising

upper right abdominal pain

vision changes


weakness in the hands or feet


yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

Feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

hives or welts

sensation of spinning


trouble with sleeping

unable to sleep

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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