sulfathiazole

noun

sul·​fa·​thi·​a·​zole
variants or chiefly British sulphathiazole
: a sulfa drug C9H9N3O2S2 derived from thiazole and sulfanilamide that is seldom prescribed because of its toxicity but was formerly used especially in the treatment of pneumococcus and staphylococcus infections

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“Sulfathiazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sulfathiazole. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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