SSD Silver Sulfadiazine Cream 1%, 25 gram Tube
SSD Silver Sulfadiazine Cream 1% is an topical antimicrobial cream used to treat wound sepsis in patients with second and third degree burns.
Volume Size: 25 grams
Container Type: Tube
Common brands: Silvadine®, Thermazene® , Ascend®, and SSD®
How to apply Silver Sulfadiazine Cream
Apply this medication to the wound using sterile technique (such as wearing sterile gloves and using sterile application tools), as directed by your doctor, usually 1 to 2 times daily. The layer of medication should be about one-sixteenth of an inch (1-2 millimeters) thick or as directed. The wound should be covered with the cream at all times. Dressings may be applied over the cream, but only if needed. If some of the cream rubs off the wound, reapply it immediately. The cream should also be reapplied immediately after hydrotherapy.
Treatment usually continues until the wound is completely healed or until the site is ready for skin grafting.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time(s) each day.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or if it worsens
This medication is for use on the skin only.
Your health care professional will clean and remove the dead tissue from the wound to help the healing process.
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