Mafenide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Mafenide?

(MA fe nide)

• This medicine is used to treat burns.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Be careful if you have G6PD deficiency. Anemia may occur.

• If you have bleeding problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Itching.

• Short-term discomfort after use.

• Anemia can rarely occur.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or...

 
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