A sulfonamide used chiefly in bacterial infections of the urinary tract. SYN: sulfafurazole.
- s. diolamine the 2,2′-iminodiethanol salt of s.; used for intravenous, subcutaneous, or intramuscular administration.

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sul·fi·sox·a·zole or chiefly Brit sul·phi·sox·a·zole .səl-fə-'säk-sə-.zōl n a sulfa drug C11H13N3O3S that is derived from sulfanilamide and isoxazole, is used similarly to other sulfanilamide derivatives, but is less likely to produce renal damage because of its greater solubility

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sul·fi·sox·a·zole (sul″fə-sokґsə-zōl) [USP] a short-acting sulfonamide used as an antibacterial in the treatment of a wide variety of infections, particularly of the urinary tract; administered orally. Called also sulfafurazole.

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