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How should I use silver sulfadiazine?

Silver sulfadiazine is prescribed as a cream to be applied topically to the skin. Thoroughly wash your hands before and after you apply the cream. The area of your skin that is burned should be covered with the cream continually. Apply more cream to the affected areas as often as needed.

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