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Sodium Sulfacetamide 10% and Sulfur 5% lotion

Sodium Sulfacetamide 10% and Sulfur 5% lotion
(Tint Free)

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Each mL of Sodium Sulfacetamide 10% and Sulfur 5% Lotion (Tint Free) as dispensed contains 100 mg of sodium sulfacetamide and 50 mg of sulfur in a lotion of 2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol, butylparaben, colloidal activated attapulgite, diethanolamine, hydroxyethyl cellulose, iron oxides, lauramide DEA, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol 400 monolaurate, propylene glycol, purified water, simethicone emulsion, sodium chloride, sodium metabisulfite, sodium polynaphthalenesulfonate, talc, xanthan gum, and zinc oxide.

Sodium sulfacetamide is a sulfonamide with antibacterial activity while sulfur acts as a keratolytic agent. Chemically sodium sulfacetamide is N'-[(4-aminophenyl) sulfonyl]-acetamide, monosodium salt, monohydrate.

The structural formula is:

Sodium Sulfacetamide structural formula illustration

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/29/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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