Therapeutic Class

Topical Antibiotics


Prophylaxis and treatment of infection in burn wounds; as an adjunct to short-term treatment of infection in leg ulcers and pressure sore; as an adjunct to prophylaxis of infection in skin graft donor sites and extensive abrasions; for conservative management of finger-tip injuries.

Chemical Composition

Each gram cream contains Silver Sulfadiazine USP 10 mg.


Each tube contains 25g cream.

Dosage & Administration

The burn wound should be cleanded and Silvadazin applied over all the affected areas to a depth of 3 to 5 mm. One technique is to apply the cream with a sterile gloved hand and / or sterile nonmetallic spatula. Where necessary, the cream should be reapplied to any area from which it has been removed by patients activity. The cream should be reapplied at least every 24 hours.

Side Effects

Allergic reactions including burning, itching and rashes; neutropenia reported.