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Sulfafurazole
Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-amino-N-(3,4-dimethyl-1,2-oxazol-5-yl)benzenesulfonamide
Identifiers
CAS number 127-69-5
ATC code J01EB05 S01AB02 QJ01EQ05
PubChem 5344
DrugBank APRD00595
Chemical data
Formula C 11H13N3O3S 
Mol. mass 267.30 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion Excreted unchanged in urine
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat. To be avoided within two months of term
Legal status Prescription only
Routes Oral

Sulfafurazole (INN, also known as sulfisoxazole) is a sulfonamide antibacterial with an oxazole substituent. It has antibiotic activity against a wide range of Gram-negative and Gram-positive organisms. It is sometimes given in combination with erythromycin or phenazopyridine. It is used locally in a 4% solution or ointment.

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