Monday, March 21, 2011

Sulfisoxazole

It is a short acting sulfonamide.

Mechanism of Action:
It inhibits the folic acid production of bacteria by competitive inhibition of the enzyme dihydropteroate synthetase.

Uses:
It is used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infections, Acute otitis media, meningococcal meningitis, malaria and other bacterial infections.
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