|Molecular Weight: ||253.3|
Sulfamethoxazole is a white or almost white, crystalline powder. It is practically insoluble in water, freely soluble in acetone, sparingly soluble in ethanol (96 per cent). It dissolves in dilute solutions of sodium hydroxide and in dilute acids.
Sulfamethoxazole is a sulfonamide anti-infective drug. It has a wide antimicrobial spectrum and strong antimicrobial effect. It is especially effective against Staphylococcus and Escherichia coli. Mainly used for the treatment of avian cholera, respiratory system, urinary system and intestinal infection, but also for the prevention of meningitis and influenza bacilli caused by acute otitis media.
|Appearance||White or almost white, crystalline powder.|
|Appearance of solution||Meets the requirements.|
|Acidity||Meets the requirements.|
|Heavy metals||≤20 ppm|
|Loss on drying||≤0.5%|
|Sulfanilic acid ||≤0.1%|
|Any other impurity ||≤0.1%|
Packing and Storage
Preserve in tight, light-resistant containers.