second degree burn

SILVERKANT (Silver Sulfadiazine Cream USP 1%)

SILVERKANT (Silver Sulfadiazine Cream USP 1%)

Used topically as 1% cream, it is active against a large number of bacteria and fungus, even those resistant to other sulfonamides. It slowly releases silver ions which appear to be largely responsible for the antimicrobial action. It is considered to be one of the most effective drug for preventing infection of burnt surfaces and chronic ulcers.

sun burn

Management of Burns and scalds

Burn, is injury to the skin and deeper tissues caused by hot liquids, flames, radiant heat, and direct contact with hot solids, caustic chemicals, electricity, or electromagnetic (nuclear) radiation. Skin exposed to temperatures as low as 120°F is burned after about 5 minutes.