SulfanilamideFDA Approved: * September 19, 1985
Pharm Company: * TEVA
Category: Women's Health / Fertility
Sulfanilamide (also spelled sulphanilamide) is a sulfonamide antibacterial drug. Chemically, it is an organic compound consisting of an aniline derivatized with a sulfonamide group. Powdered sulfanilamide was used by the Allies in World War II to reduce infection rates and contributed to a dramatic reduction in mortality rates compared to previous wars. Sulfanilamide is rarely if ever used systemically due to toxicity and because more... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.