Klaron Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is sulfacetamide sodium topical (Klaron)?
- What are the possible side effects of sulfacetamide sodium topical?
- What is the most important information I should know about sulfacetamide sodium topical?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using sulfacetamide sodium topical?
- How should I use sulfacetamide sodium topical?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while using sulfacetamide sodium topical?
- What other drugs will affect sulfacetamide sodium topical?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea and vomiting, blood in your urine, or urinating less than usual.
What should I avoid while using sulfacetamide sodium topical?
Do not use this medication for any skin infection that has not been checked by a doctor.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If this does happen, rinse with water. Do not use the medication on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, irritated, or broken skin. Avoid getting sulfacetamide sodium topical soap on your eyelids or lips while washing with it.
Avoid getting this medication on your clothing. Sulfacetamide sodium topical may leave a slight yellow color on light fabrics.
Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Sulfacetamide sodium topical can make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors.
Avoid using other medications on the areas you treat with sulfacetamide sodium topical unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect sulfacetamide sodium topical?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene, Thermazene, and others).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with sulfacetamide sodium topical. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about sulfacetamide sodium topical.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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