Sumaxin Cleansing Pads

Sumaxin Cleansing Pads

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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.

FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep away from eyes. Keep out of reach of children. Keep container tightly closed.

Legal Issues

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FDA Safety Alerts

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Manufacturer Warnings

There is currently no manufacturer warning information available for this drug.

FDA Labeling Changes

There are currently no FDA labeling changes available for this drug.


Sumaxin® (sodium sulfacetamide 10% & sulfur 4%) Cleansing Pads are indicated in the topical control of acne vulgaris, acne rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis.


There is currently no drug history available for this drug.

Other Information

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:

Chemical Structure

Each pad of Sumaxin® (sodium sulfacetamide 10% & sulfur 4%) Cleansing Pads is coated with a cleanser-based formulation. Each gram of this cleanser-based formulation contains 100 mg of Sodium Sulfacetamide and 40 mg of Sulfur. The cleanser base consists of: aloe, butylated hydroxytoluene, cetyl alcohol, disodium oleamido MEA sulfosuccinate, edetate disodium, fragrance, glycerin, glyceryl stearate/PEG-100 stearate, green tea, methylparaben, propylparaben, purified water, sodium cocoyl isethionate, sodium lauryl sulfoacetate, sodium thiosulfate, stearyl alcohol.

Sumaxin Cleansing Pads Manufacturers

  • Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Sumaxin Cleansing Pads (Sulfacetamide Sodium And Sulfur) Cloth Sumaxin Cp (Sulfacetamide Sodium And Sulfur) Kit [Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]

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