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Update: Availability of Sulfadiazine -- United States

Sulfadiazine is commonly used in combination with pyrimethamine to treat toxoplasmosis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and in newborns with congenital infections. After the domestic commercial supplier of sulfadiazine discontinued marketing the drug in October 1992, CDC temporarily assumed distribution of sulfadiazine under a Food and Drug Administration Investigational New Drug protocol. A domestic commercial source was reestablished in August 1994, and CDC will no longer distribute sulfadiazine. Additional information is available from Eon Labs Manufacturing, Inc., 227-15 North Conduit Avenue, Laurelton, NY 11413; telephone (800) 366-1595 or (718) 276-8607.

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