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SULFATHIAZOLE IN THE TREATMENT OF CHANCROIDAL INFECTION

SULFATHIAZOLE IN THE TREATMENT OF CHANCROIDAL INFECTION This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor:— In the June issue of the Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology (43:992, 1941) is an article by Glicklich and Sherman entitled "Toxic Effects of Sulfathiazole Used in Treatment of Chancroidal Infection," describing serious manifestations which occurred when 6 Gm. of sulfathiazole was administered daily for seven days and, after a short interval when treatment was suspended owing to toxic manifestations, 1 Gm. every six hours was given for a short period before the patient's condition required discontinuance of administration of sulfathiazole.It may be pertinent to note that 6 Gm. per day is about three times and 4 Gm. per day (1 Gm. every six hours) about twice the necessary therapeutic dose of sulfathiazole. It is therefore not surprising that serious toxic manifestations occurred. The experience of Glicklich and Sherman should not discourage physicians in the use of sulfathiazole in proper doses. Chancroid yields surely and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology American Medical Association

SULFATHIAZOLE IN THE TREATMENT OF CHANCROIDAL INFECTION

SULFATHIAZOLE IN THE TREATMENT OF CHANCROIDAL INFECTION

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor:— In the June issue of the Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology (43:992, 1941) is an article by Glicklich and Sherman entitled "Toxic Effects of Sulfathiazole Used in Treatment of Chancroidal Infection," describing serious manifestations which occurred when 6 Gm. of sulfathiazole was administered daily for seven days...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1941 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6029
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1941.01500030149019
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor:— In the June issue of the Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology (43:992, 1941) is an article by Glicklich and Sherman entitled "Toxic Effects of Sulfathiazole Used in Treatment of Chancroidal Infection," describing serious manifestations which occurred when 6 Gm. of sulfathiazole was administered daily for seven days and, after a short interval when treatment was suspended owing to toxic manifestations, 1 Gm. every six hours was given for a short period before the patient's condition required discontinuance of administration of sulfathiazole.It may be pertinent to note that 6 Gm. per day is about three times and 4 Gm. per day (1 Gm. every six hours) about twice the necessary therapeutic dose of sulfathiazole. It is therefore not surprising that serious toxic manifestations occurred. The experience of Glicklich and Sherman should not discourage physicians in the use of sulfathiazole in proper doses. Chancroid yields surely and

Journal

Archives of Dermatology and SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1941

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