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Sulfacetamide (On the skin)

Sulfacetamide (sul-fa-SET-a-mide)

Treats dandruff and skin infections caused by certain types of bacteria.

Brand Name(s):

Klaron, Ovace Plus Creme, Ovace Plus Foam, Ovace Plus Lotion, Ovace Plus Shampoo, Ovace Plus Wash, Ovace Plus Wash Clean Gel, Ovace Wash, Seb-Prev Wash

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to sulfacetamide or to other sulfa medicines such as trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, Bactrim®, Cotrim®, or Septra®. You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to silver or sulfites. Do not use this medicine on a child under 12 years old without a doctor's approval.

How to Use This Medicine:

Cream, Foam, Liquid, Gel/Jelly, Lotion, Pad, Soap

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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