Rosanil

ROSANIL® Cleanser
(sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5%)

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Sodium sulfacetamide is a sulfonamide with antibacterial activity while sulfur acts as a keratolytic agent. Chemically sodium sulfacetamide is N-[(4-aminophenyl)sulfonyl]-acet-amide, monosodium salt, monohydrate. The structural formula is:

Sodium sulfacetamide structural formula illustration

Each gram of ROSANIL® (sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5%) Cleanser contains: Active: sodium sulfacetamide 10% (100 mg), sulfur 5% (50 mg). Inactive: butylated hydroxytoluene, ede-tate disodium, emulsifying wax, hydrochloric acid, light mineral oil, methylparaben, PPG-2 hydroxyethyl coco/isostearamide, propylparaben, purified water, sodium cocoyl isethionate, sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (and) disodium laureth sulfosuccinate, and sodium thiosulfate.

What are the possible side effects of sulfacetamide sodium and sulfur topical?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • new or worsening skin rash;
  • joint pain;
  • fever; or
  • mouth sores.

Less serious side effects may include redness, warmth, swelling, itching, stinging, burning, or irritation of treated skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur....

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What are the precautions when taking sodium sulfacetamide and sulfur cleanser (Rosanil)?

Before using sulfacetamide with sulfur, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other products containing sulfa or sulfur; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: kidney disease.

This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Based on information of related drugs, this medication may pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 5/8/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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