Disulformin (Disulforminum) is a sulfa drug, similar in action to phthalazole (see) and sulgin (see). Used in the treatment of acute dysentery, acute and chronic enterocolitis . Disulformin is prescribed by mouth for 1 g 6 times a day (every 3 hours with a night break) for 4-5 days. In the absence of an effect, a repeated 3-4 day course is possible in 5–7 days. The treatment is carried out on the background of a lean protein diet. Forms of release: powder and tablets on 0,5 and 1 g. Keep in a cool place. See also Sulfanilamide drugs .