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Drugs reference index «Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit»

Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit

Generic Name: Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen (SOE-dee-um SUL-fa-SET-a-mide/SUL-fur in ue-REE-a)Brand Name: Rosula CLK

Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit is used for:

Treating certain skin conditions (eg, acne vulgaris, acne rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit is a kit containing a sulfonamide antibiotic/keratolytic combination along with sunscreen. The wash works by killing sensitive bacteria on the skin. It also helps to loosen and shed hard, scaly skin. The sunscreen helps to prevent sunburn.

Do NOT use Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit, to sulfur, or to sulfonamides (eg, sulfamethoxazole)
  • you have kidney problems

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit:

Some medical conditions may interact with Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have eczema
  • if the skin at the application site is scraped, cut, or damaged.

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit. Because little, if any, of Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.

Ask your health care provider if Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit:

Use Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Wet the skin and apply a generous amount of the wash to the affected area. Gently massage it into the skin for 10 to 20 seconds, working into a full lather. Rinse the skin well, and pat dry.
  • Wash your hands immediately after using the medicine, unless your hands are part of the affected area.
  • If your skin becomes dry, you may need to wash the medicine off a little sooner or use it less often.
  • To use the sunscreen, apply a generous amount to areas that will be exposed to the sun. Reapply as needed, including after drying with a towel, swimming, and sweating.
  • Use the wash on a regular schedule to get the most benefit from it. Continue to use it even if your condition improves. Do not miss any doses.
  • If you miss a dose of the wash, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit.

Important safety information:

  • Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit is for external use only. Do not get it in your eyes or on the inside of your nose or mouth. If you get Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit in any of these areas, rinse right away with cool water.
  • Talk with your doctor before you use any other medicines or cleansers on your skin.
  • Do not apply Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit over large areas of the body or to open wounds or scraped, infected, or burned skin without first checking with your doctor.
  • Do not use Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit for other skin conditions at a later time.
  • Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit may be harmful if swallowed. If you may have taken it by mouth, contact your poison control center or emergency room right away.
  • Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit should be used with extreme caution in CHILDREN younger than 12 years old; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: It is not known if Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit can cause harm to the fetus. If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit while you are pregnant. It is not known if Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit is found in breast milk after topical use. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.

Possible side effects of Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Mild redness or peeling; minor skin irritation

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); fever, chills, or sore throat; purple or brownish spots on the skin; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; severe or persistent skin irritation; unusual tiredness or weakness; yellowing of the skin or eyes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center ( http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.

Proper storage of Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit:

Store Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C). Do not freeze. Store away from heat and light. Keep Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Sulfacetamide Sodium/Sulfur in Urea with Sunscreen Kit. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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