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What is sulfadiazine?

Sulfadiazine is a medication that helps treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections. It is classified as a sulfa drug or a sulfonamide antibiotic. Sulfadiazine treats bacterial infections by deterring the growth and reproduction of bacteria in your system.

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