Rosanil

Rosanil Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Rosanil Cleanser (sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5%) is an antibacterial cleanser used to treat acne, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis (a red, flaking skin rash). This medication is available in generic form. Common side effects include redness, irritation or scaling of the skin.

Wash affected areas with Rosanil Cleanser once or twice daily, or as directed by your physician. Avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes. Rosanil Cleanser may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Rosanil Cleanser should be used only if prescribed. Based on information of related drugs, this medication may pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Rosanil Cleanser (sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5%) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Patient Information in Detail?

Easy-to-read and understand detailed drug information and pill images for the patient or caregiver from Cerner Multum.

Rosanil in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects

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. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Rosanil (Sodium Sulfacetamide and Sulfur Cleanser) »

What is Patient Information Overview?

A concise overview of the drug for the patient or caregiver from First DataBank.

Rosanil Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects

SIDE EFFECTS: Redness, irritation or scaling of the skin may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: cracked skin.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: unusual weakness/fatigue, dark urine, yellowing eyes or skin, other signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat), easy bruising/bleeding, aching/swollen joints.

You may be at increased risk for side effects if this medication is used on raw or broken skin. Consult your doctor for details.

A serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Read the entire patient information overview for Rosanil (Sodium Sulfacetamide and Sulfur Cleanser)»

What is Prescribing information?

The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Rosanil FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)

SIDE EFFECTS

Although rare, sodium sulfacetamide may cause local irritation.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Rosanil (Sodium Sulfacetamide and Sulfur Cleanser) »

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You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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