Flamazine cream is a widely used antibacterial cream, also known as silver sulfadiazine cream. It is most commonly used to treat burn wounds and prevent further infection. Flamazine cream may also be used to prevent infection after a skin graft, on skin with extensive cuts and for fingertip injuries. It is sometimes used for short periods of time to treat leg ulcers and pressure sores.
Flamazine cream contains the active ingredient silver sulfadiazine, which it is also named after.
This is a type of antibiotic in the sulfonamide group. These antibiotics kill a wide variety of bacteria as well as some fungi. They stop the bacteria from multiplying and causing an infection.
Key features of Flamazine cream:
- Can be used for a variety of purposes including to treat severe burn wounds
- Treats both the wound and the infection
- Will prevent an infection from developing further
- Effective treatment option
This product should not be used on children. Do not use this medicine is you are allergic to silver sulfadiazine or sulfonamides. Consult your doctor before use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have an underlying condition such as a blood disorder, G6PD deficiency or kidney or liver disease.