Silcream Cream-Salicifix

Silcream Cream | Generic Silver Sulfadiazine

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1 Tube Silcream Cream | Generic Silver Sulfadiazine $2.98 $2.98
3 Tube Silcream Cream | Generic Silver Sulfadiazine $2.84 $8.53
6 Tube Silcream Cream | Generic Silver Sulfadiazine $2.76 $16.54

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Silcream is a widely used medication to treat and put off bacterial infection in second- and third-degree burns. It is also used prevent skin infection that may be caused by the operation, injection, or injury. Silcream consists of Silver Sulfadiazine as the active medicament.

Mechanism of action for Silcream:

Silver Sulfadiazine mainly acts on the cell membrane and cell wall of the bacteria cell to displace its integrity. It also disrupts the integrity of cells by impairing the DNA and RNA synthesis. Thus, it prevents the threat of the bacteria spreading to adjacent skin, or to the blood where it can cause a serious blood infection (sepsis).

Dosage Information for Silcream:

Silcream is available as 1% topical preparation and meant for external use only. Apply this cream to the affected areas once or twice a day to a thickness of approximately 1/16 inch. Always wear sterile gloves while applying this cream to avoid further infections. There is no requirement of dressing over the affected area after using this cream.

Side-effects of using Silcream:

There are some side effects which might occur while using Silcream such as mild burning, itching, pain, or redness at the application site, skin discoloration, fever, chills, unusual tiredness and sore throat.

Contraindications:

  • Avoid the use of this medication if you're hypersensitive to any ingredient in silver sulfadiazine.
  • If you're a pregnant lady or a breastfeeding mother, then don't use this cream.
  • The use of Silcream is prohibited if you're taking Methenamine.
     

Warnings & Precautions:

  • It is meant for external use only, so avoid getting this cream in the eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Don't use this cream for viral infection, as it is only effective against bacterial infections.
  • It should not be used in children younger than 2 months old.
  • Always wash your hand or use sterile gloves to administer this cream in order to avoid further infections.
  • Always avoid long-term or repeated use of this cream, as it may cause a second line infection.
     

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