sodium sulfacetamide and urea topical (cont.)
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What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using sulfacetamide sodium and urea topical (Carmol Scalp, Carmol Scalp Treatment Kit, Rosula NS)?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to sulfacetamide, urea, or sulfa drugs. Do not use sulfacetamide sodium and urea topical medicated pads if you have kidney disease.
To make sure you can safely use sulfacetamide sodium and urea topical, tell your doctor if you have a history of burns, open sores, or skin wounds in the skin area you plan to treat with this medication.
Do not use sulfacetamide sodium and urea topical to treat any skin condition that has not been checked by your doctor.
FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether sulfacetamide sodium and urea topical will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.
It is not known whether sulfacetamide sodium and urea topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I use sulfacetamide sodium and urea topical (Carmol Scalp, Carmol Scalp Treatment Kit, Rosula NS)?
Use exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
This medication is usually applied 1 to 3 times per day. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Wash your hands after applying the lotion or using the medicated pad.
Do not cover the treated skin area unless your doctor has told you to.
Throw away the medicated pad after one use.
Use sulfacetamide sodium and urea topical regularly to get the most benefit. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely.
It may take up to several weeks before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medication as directed and tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse while using sulfacetamide sodium and urea topical.
Do not share this medication with another person, even if they have the same symptoms you have.
This medicine may appear to get darker in color over time. This is not harmful and will not affect safe use of sulfacetamide sodium and urea topical.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Do not freeze.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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