mafenide

mafenide
A topical antibacterial agent active against anaerobic pathogens. M. acetate is the preferred salt for ointment; m. hydrochloride is the preferred salt for solution. SYN: 4-homosulfanilamide.

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maf·e·nide 'maf-ə-.nīd n a sulfonamide applied topically in the form of its acetate C7H10N2O2S·C2H4O2 as an antibacterial ointment esp. in the treatment of burns see SULFAMYLON

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maf·en·ide (mafґən-īd) an antibacterial homologue of sulfanilamide active against many gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.

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