Sulfadoxine

BreastfeedingGeriatricPediatric
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

None known

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Sulfadoxine is a sulfonamide and can be absorbed systemically. Sulfonamides can produce severe, possibly fatal, reactions such as toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

Fansidar is sulfadoxine and pyrimethamine (this combination is almost always prescribed).

Our database has 37 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
MUCOSAL
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
GENITOURINARY
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL
OTHER


Page last updated 09/19/2018

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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