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Sodium Sulfacetamide 10% and Sulfur 5% lotion

Sodium Sulfacetamide and Sulfur Lotion Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Sodium Sulfacetamide 10% and Sulfur 5% Lotion is used to treat acne vulgaris, acne rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis. Sodium sulfacetamide is an antibacterial agent, and sulfur is a peeling (keratolytic) agent. This medication is available in generic form. Side effects include local irritation.

Apply a thin film dose of sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5% lotion to affected areas with light massaging, 1 to 3 times daily, or as directed by a physician. Sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5% lotion may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5% lotion should be used only if prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Sodium Sulfacetamide 10% and Sulfur 5% Lotion 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.

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Sodium Sulfacetamide and Sulfur Lotion FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)

SIDE EFFECTS

Although rare, sodium sulfacetamide may cause local irritation.

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

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