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Silvadene Topical Burn Cream (silver sulfadiazine) is a topical antimicrobial agent applied directly to the wound site, most commonly to second-degree and third-degree burns. The burns should always remain covered with the cream to eliminate and reduce infection risks. Patients are advised to continue using the cream until the area has healed to an adequate level or until the wound is ready for skin grafting.
Silver Sulfadiazine Cream For Burns is a soft, white, water-miscible cream containing the antimicrobial agent silver sulfadiazine in micronized form, which has the following structural formula:
Each gram of Silvadene Cream 1% contains -
If any of the above symptoms are visible in the patient, immediately contact the family doctor and stop using the cream until further clearance.
1. Clean the wound site, and remove any debris or dead and burnt skin
2. Wear gloves if applying by hand
3. Apply a thin layer of cream covering the wound and perineal area
4. Cover the wound or keep it open as advised
5. Reapply the ointment once it wears off every few hours
Silver Sulfadiazine Cream should be used throughout the day until the wound heals or the skin is ready for grafting.
Silvadene Cream should be applied twice a day in 10-12 hr. cycles and reapplied if it wears off in day-to-day tasks.
A study reveals that wound healing among users of SSD (Silver Sulfadiazine) was evident in 72% of patients by day 7, and 84% were completely healed by day 21.
Yes, for most surface wounds applying Silvadene on an open wound after debriding will prevent infection and keep bacteria at bay.
The Silver Sulfadiazine present in Silvadene Cream helps kill bacteria and prevent infection from spreading in the bloodstream that may cause severe issues like Sepsis.
Application of Silvadene Burn Cream Silver on severe sunburns reported decreased pain and faster healing.
No. The cream does turn black as the silver ion oxidizes, but the black pigments are not incorporated into the skin. The permanent discoloration is due to the burn and may eventually fade away.
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