sulfisoxazole

noun
a sulfonamide (trade name Gantrisin) used to treat infections of the urinary tract
Syn: ↑Gantrisin
Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Gantrisin)
Hypernyms: ↑sulfa drug, ↑sulfa, ↑sulpha, ↑sulfonamide

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\\ˌsəlfəˈsäksəˌzōl\ noun
Etymology: sulfa- + isoxazole
: a sulfa drug C11H13N3O3S derived from sulfanilamide and isoxazole and used similarly to other sulfanilamide derivatives but because of its greater solubility it is less likely to produce renal damage

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/sul'fi sok"seuh zohl'/, n. Pharm.
a white to yellowish, crystalline, slightly bitter sulfonamide, C11H13N3O3S, used chiefly in the treatment of infections of the urinary tract.
[1960-65; SULF(ONAMIDE) + isoxazole; see IS-, OX-, AZOLE]

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  • sulfisoxazole — /sul fi sok seuh zohl /, n. Pharm. a white to yellowish, crystalline, slightly bitter sulfonamide, C11H13N3O3S, used chiefly in the treatment of infections of the urinary tract. [1960 65; SULF(ONAMIDE) + isoxazole; see IS , OX , AZOLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • sulfisoxazole — noun sulfafurazole …   Wiktionary

  • sulfisoxazole — A sulfonamide used chiefly in bacterial infections of the urinary tract. SYN: sulfafurazole. s. diolamine the 2,2′ iminodiethanol salt of s.; used for intravenous, subcutaneous, or intramuscular administration. * * * sul·fi·sox·a·zole or chiefly… …   Medical dictionary

  • sulfisoxazole — sul|fi|so|xa|zo|le Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • sulfisoxazole — n. sulfa drug used to treat urinary tract infections …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sulfisoxazole — sul·fi·sox·a·zole …   English syllables

  • sulfisoxazole acetyl — [USP] a tasteless derivative of sulfisoxazole having the same actions and uses as the base; usually used in infants and children; administered orally …   Medical dictionary

  • sulfisoxazole diolamine — the diethanolamine salt of sulfisoxazole having the same actions as the base; administered topically in the treatment of susceptible eye infections …   Medical dictionary

  • acetyl sulfisoxazole — A derivative of sulfisoxazole with the same actions and uses; an antibacterial sulfa drug …   Medical dictionary

  • SSX — sulfisoxazole …   Medical dictionary

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