Sulfacetamide, Sulfur Topical Foam 10-4pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Sulfacetamide, Sulfur: Topical foam (10-4%)

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Sulfacet/Sulf 10%-5% Top Foam
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SSS 10-4 Topical Foam

What is this Medicine?

SULFACETAMIDE; SULFUR (sul fa SEE ta mide; sul fur) is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat acne, rosacea, or seborrhea.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Sulfacetamide, Sulfur: Topical foam(10-4%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur 10%-5% Topical Foam (Emollient)

NDC: 497690453
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acne Vulgaris, Acne Rosacea, Seborrheic Dermatitis

Storage Information
Flammable, keep away from heat and flame
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Store upright
Do Not Store at Temperatures Above 120 degrees F (49 degrees C)
Protect from freezing
Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur 10%-5% Topical Foam (Emollient)

Reported Side Effects for Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur 10%-5% Topical Foam (Emollient)

Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Skin Redness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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