Sulfanilamide (Vagitrol)

Photograph of Sulfanilamide (Vagitrol) under the microscope.

Sulfanilamide is one of the first anti-infective agents to be prepared by synthetic medicinal chemists and has been in use for over four decades. Currently,this sulfa drug is used in the treatment of vulvovaginitis caused by Candida albicans. It is marketed in the United States under the trade names AVC, Sulfa-Gyn, and Vagitrol. Side effects include itching, burning, skin rash, redness, and swelling.

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