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Sulfathiazole



Sulfathiazole
Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-amino-N-(1,3-thiazol-2-yl)benzenesulfonamide
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ATC code D06BA02 J01EB07
PubChem 5340
Chemical data
Formula C9H9N3O2S2 
Mol. mass 255.319 g/mol
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Sulfathiazole is a short-acting sulfa drug. It used to be a common oral and topical antimicrobial until less toxic alternatives were discovered. It is still occasionally used, sometimes in combination with sulfabenzamide and sulfacetamide, and in aquariums.

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Cultural references

Sulfathiazole is mentioned in chapter 104 of Kurt Vonnegut's novel Cat's Cradle, and several of his short stories.


 
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