Sodium Sulfacetamide And Sulfur Cleanser

Sodium Sulfacetamide And Sulfur Cleanser

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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

Although rare, sensitivity to sodium sulfacetamide may occur. Therefore, caution and careful supervision should be observed when prescribing this drug for patients who may be prone to hypersensitivity to topical sulfonamides. Systemic toxic reactions such as agranulocytosis, acute hemolytic anemia, purpura hemorrhagica, drug fever, jaundice and contact dermatitis indicate hypersensitivity to sulfonamides. Particular caution should be employed if areas of denuded or abraded skin are involved.

Sulfonamides are known to cause Stevens-Johnson syndrome in hypersensitive individuals. Stevens-Johnson syndrome also has been reported following the use of sodium sulfacetamide topically. Cases of drug induced systemic lupus erythematosus from topical sulfacetamide also have been reported. In one of these cases, there was a fatal outcome. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

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Sodium Sulfacetamide 10% and Sulfur 2% Cleanser is indicated for use in the topical control of acne vulgaris, acne rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis.


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Other Information

Each gram of Sodium Sulfacetamide and Sulfur (sodium sulfacetamide 10% w/w and sulfur 2% w/w) contains 100 mg of sodium sulfacetamide and 20 mg of colloidal sulfur in a vehicle consisting of: aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf extract, butylated hydroxytoluene, camellia oleifera (green tea) leaf extract, cetyl alcohol, disodium oleamido MEA sulfosuccinate, edetate disodium, fragrance, glycerin, glyceryl monostearate, magnesium aluminum silicate, methylparaben, PEG-100 stearate, propylparaben, purified water, sodium cocoyl isethionate, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate, sodium thiosulfate, stearyl alcohol, xantham gum.

Sodium sulfacetamide is a sulfonamide with antibacterial activity while sulfur acts as a keratolytic agent. Sodium sulfacetamide is C8H9N2NaO3S∙H2O with molecular weight of 254.24. Chemically, it is N-[(4-aminophenyl)sulfonyl]-acetamide, monosodium salt, monohydrate. The structural formula is:

Chemical Structure

Sodium Sulfacetamide And Sulfur Cleanser Manufacturers

  • Bi-coastal Pharma International Llc
    Sodium Sulfacetamide And Sulfur Cleanser (Sulfacetamide Sodium And Sulfur) Cream [Bi-coastal Pharma International Llc]

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