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Sulfur and Alcohol topical

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.





Sulfur products have antibacterial, peeling and drying actions. This medication is used on the skin to treat mild acne and oily skin.

How To Use

This medication is for external use on the affected area only. Clean the affected area before applying this medication. Shake well before using. Apply a thin layer of the medication to the affected area, generally one to three times a day as directed. Wash hands after use. Do not use large amounts, apply this more often or use this for a longer period than directed. Your condition will not improve faster, but the chance for side effects may be increased. Avoid using this in the eyes, mouth or nose or on inflamed or damaged skin.

Side Effects

This medication may cause mild redness/irritation, dry skin and peeling the first few days. If these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor promptly. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.


If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor before using this medication: skin problems (other than mild acne/oily skin), any allergies.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may use, especially of: other external acne medications. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.


If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.


Keep out of the reach of children.

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.


Store at room temperature between 36 and 86 degrees F (2-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.