Antibacterial (Single agent) (On the skin)
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Antibacterial (Single agent) (On the skin)

Treats skin infections. Silvadene® cream treats and prevents the infection of serious burns.

Brand Name(s):

Acanya, Active Injection Kit BLM-1, Active Injection Kit BM, Active Injection Kit D, Active Injection Kit DL, Active Injection Kit DLM, Active Injection Kit KL-3, Active Injection Kit KM, Active Injection Kit Ket-L, Active Injection Kit Ketmarc-L, Active Injection Kit LM-2, Active Injection Kit LM-Dep-1, Active Injection Kit LM-Dep-2, Active Injection Kit M-1, Acu-Dyne Skin Cleanser

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to any of its ingredients. You should not use Silvadene® cream if you have had an allergic reaction to silver sulfadiazine or other sulfa drugs. Do not use Silvadene® cream on babies less than 2 months old, or if you are pregnant and near or at term.

How to Use This Medicine:

Cream, Ointment, Lotion, Gel/Jelly, Swab, Spray, Foam, Sponge, Liquid

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

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

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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