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SULFACETAMIDE WITH SULFUR - TOPICAL CLEANSER

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.

SULFACETAMIDE WITH SULFUR - TOPICAL CLEANSER

(sull-fuh-SEET-uh-mide w/SULL-fur)

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Avar, Plexion Cleanser, Rosanil Cleanser, Rosula

Uses

This medication is used as a cleansing product to help treat acne and other skin conditions (e.g., seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea). This product contains an antibacterial agent and a drying agent which promotes shedding of the top layer of skin (keratolysis).

How To Use

This medication is for use on the skin only. Wet the affected areas of skin before washing with this medication. Apply a generous layer of medication once or twice daily; or use as directed by your doctor. Gently massage it into the affected skin for 10 to 20 seconds until a full lather forms; rinse thoroughly and pat dry. If excessive drying occurs, you may need to rinse the cleanser off sooner or use it less often. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for further details. Avoid getting any of this medication in the eyes or inside the nose or mouth.

Side Effects

Redness, irritation or scaling of the skin may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: cracked skin. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: unusual weakness/fatigue, dark urine, yellowing eyes or skin, other signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat), easy bruising/bleeding. You may be at increased risk for side effects if this medication is used on raw or broken skin. Consult your doctor for details. A serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: kidney disease, allergies to sulfa or sulfur products. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Based on information of related drugs, this medication may pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast- feeding.

Drug Interactions

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription products you may use, especially of: other skin products. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

Overdose

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.

Notes

Do not share this medication with others.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Storage

Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Consult your pharmacist or product labeling for the exact temperature range. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.