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Description

Sulfamethazine sodium is a bacteriostatic sulfonamide antibiotic and is slightly soluble in aqueous solution at 1.5 mg/mL.

    CAS Number

    1981-58-4

    Molecular Formula

    C12H14N4O2SNa

    Molecular Weight

    300.31

    Mechanism of Action

    Sulfonamides interfere with the folic acid metabolism in bacteria by inhibiting p-aminobenzoic acid, a major component in the folic acid cycle.

    Tariff Code

    2935.00.3000

    Spectrum

    Sulfamethazine sodium is a broad spectrum antibiotic targeting primarily bacteria responsible for bronchitis and urinary tract infections.

Applications

    Microbiology Applications

    Sulfamethazine sodium is commonly used in clinical in vitro microbiological antimicrobial susceptibility tests (panels, discs, and MIC strips) against gram positive and gram negative microbial isolates. Medical microbiologists use AST results to recommend antibiotic treatment options for infected patients.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Source

    Synthetic

References

    References

    Wishart, David. "Sulfamethazine." DrugBank. Web. 10 Sept. 2012.

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