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PLEXION (sulfacetamide) Cleanser, PLEXION (sulfacetamide) Cleansing Cloths, PLEXION (sulfacetamide) SCT and PLEXION (sulfacetamide) TS are indicated in the topical control of acne vulgaris, acne rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis.


PLEXION (sulfacetamide) Cleanser: Wash affected areas once or twice daily, or as directed by your physician. Avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes. Wet skin and liberally apply to areas to be cleansed, massage gently into skin for 10-20 seconds working into a full lather, rinse thoroughly and pat dry. If drying occurs, it may be controlled by rinsing cleanser off sooner or using less often.

PLEXION (sulfacetamide) Cleansing Cloths: Wash affected areas with cleansing cloth once or twice daily, or as directed by your physician. Wet face with water. Wet cloth with a little water and work into a full lather. Cleanse face with cloth for 10-20 seconds avoiding eyes. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry. Throw away cloth. Do not flush.

PLEXION (sulfacetamide) SCT: Use once daily or as directed by your physician. Wet skin. Apply in a film to entire face, avoiding contact with eyes or mucous membranes. Wait 10 minutes or until dry. Rinse thoroughly with water and pat dry.

PLEXION (sulfacetamide) TS: Cleanse affected areas. Apply a thin film of PLEXION (sulfacetamide) TS to affected areas 1 to 3 times daily, or as directed by your physician.


Plexion® (sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5%) Cleanser is available in 6 oz. (170.3 g) tube (NDC 99207-741-06) and 12 oz. (340.2 g) bottle (NDC 99207-741-12). Plexion® (sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5%) Cleansing Cloths are available in boxes of 30 cloths (3.7 g) (NDC 99207-745-30) and boxes of 60 cloths (3.7 g) (NDC 99207-745-60). Plexion SCT® (sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5%) is available in a 4 oz. tube (NDC 99207-744-04). Plexion® (sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5%) Topical Suspension is available in 30 g tube (NDC 99207-743-30).

Store at 15°-25°C (59°-77°F).

Manufactured for: MEDICIS, The Dermatology Company® Scottsdale, AZ 85258. Plexion (sulfacetamide) Cleanser, Plexion (sulfacetamide) TS, Plexion (sulfacetamide) SCT are manufactured by: Contract Pharmaceuticals Limited, Mississauga, Ontario CANADA L5N 6L6. Made in Canada. Plexion (sulfacetamide) Cleansing Cloths are manufactured by: Tapemark, West St. Paul, MN 55118. Prescribing information as of October 2004. FDA revision date: n/a

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/28/2016

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