Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Klaron, Mexar, Ovace, Ovace Plus, RE 10, Sebizon, Seb-Prev
Generic Name: sulfacetamide sodium topical (Pronunciation: SUL fa SEET a mide SOE dee um TOP i kal)
What is sulfacetamide sodium topical (Klaron, Mexar, Ovace, Ovace Plus, RE 10, Sebizon, Seb-Prev)?
Sulfacetamide sodium is an antibiotic that fights bacteria on the skin.
Sulfacetamide sodium topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
What are the possible side effects of sulfacetamide sodium topical?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about sulfacetamide sodium topical?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to sulfacetamide sodium or sulfa drugs.
Do not use sulfacetamide sodium topical over large skin areas.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse during treatment.
Avoid getting this medication in your nose, mouth, or eyes.
Stop using sulfacetamide sodium topical and call your doctor at once if you have any type of skin rash (mild or severe), joint pain or swelling, fever or sore throat, mouth sores, pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness, a new or worsening infection, or stomach pain with loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
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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