Sulfa DrugJAMA Any of a class of synthetic chemical substances derived from sulfanilamide and used to treat bacterial
infections. These drugs inhibit the action of para-aminobenzoic acid, a substance bacteria need to reproduce. Sulfa drugs are used primarily in the treatment of urinary tract infections and ulcerative
colitis. Antibiotics have largely replaced them in the treatment of other bacterial infections.
Sulfa Drug (Sulfonamide):SFAF
a class of sulfur-containing antibiotic drugs (e.g., sulfadiazine); some cause sensitivity or adverse reactions in many people.
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