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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

SSD Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Warnings & Dosing

What is SSD?

What is SSD?

SSD is the brand name for silver sulfadiazine and is available as a topical cream.

What dosages is SSD available in?

What dosages is SSD available in?

SSD is available as a 1% topical cream.

What is SSD used for?

What is SSD used for?

SSD is an antibiotic and is used to prevent and treat infections caused by second- and third-degree burns.

How does SSD work?

How does SSD work?

SSD kills multiple types of bacteria by damaging their protective coverings.

How do I take SSD?

How do I take SSD?

SSD is typically applied as a thin layer to the burn(s) one to two times a day. Apply enough silver SSD to cover the affected area(s) completely and evenly. If needed, apply more cream to replace any medication that has come off on bandages, clothing, or bed linens. Typically, your provider will ask you to continue treatment until the burn area has healed or is ready for grafting.

Is it safe for me to take SSD?

Is it safe for me to take SSD?

SSD is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. SSD should not be used on pregnant women approaching or at term, on premature infants,
or on newborn infants during the first 2 months of life.

SSD Common Side Effects

SSD Common Side Effects

Common side effects of SSD:

  • Temporary low number of white blood cells
SSD Serious Side Effects

SSD Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with SSD. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Allergic reaction: rash, changes in skin color, itchiness, raised skin areas
  • Severe skin reactions: worsening skin pain, fever, blisters or sores, peeling skin
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on SSD

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on SSD

  • There are no major drug interactions listed for SSD. However, always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking
Who makes SSD?

Who makes SSD?

Monarch Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Is SSD safe in pregnancy?

Is SSD safe in pregnancy?

SSD should not be used on pregnant women approaching or at term, on premature infants, or on newborn infants during the first 2 months of life.

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The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.

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