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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

Although rare, hypersensitivity reactions to products containing sodium sulfacetamide may occur, including Stevens- Johnson syndrome and exfoliative dermatitis. 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.


Keep away from eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

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Manufacturer Warnings

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VIRTI-SULF (sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5%) Emollient Cream is 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 gram of VIRTI-SULF (sodium sulfacetamide 10% and sulfur 5%) Emollient Cream contains 100mg of Sodium Sulfacetamide and 50 mg of Sulfur in a base containing BHT, Cetyl Alcohol, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Isostearyl Palmitate, PEG-100 Stearate, Methylparaben, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Sodium Thiosulfate, Water, Xanthan Gum.

Virti-sulf Manufacturers

  • Virtus Pharmaceuticals
    Virti-sulf (Sulfacetamide Sodium And Sulfur) Cream [Virtus Pharmaceuticals]

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