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SULFACETAMIDE SODIUM CLEANSER - TOPICAL
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Ovace Plus
What you should know about Sulfacetamide Sodium Cleanser
This medication is used as a skin cleansing product to treat dandruff and other skin conditions, such as seborrheic dermatitis. It is also used to treat certain bacterial skin infections, including rosacea. Sulfacetamide Sodium is a sulfonamide antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
How to use Sulfacetamide Sodium
Potential side effects
In rare cases, serious side effects have occurred with other sulfa antibiotics that are taken by mouth. Although this effect is unlikely with sulfa medications that are applied to the skin, tell your medical provider right away if you have any serious side effects, including:
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including:
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, request a callback for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Precautions to be aware of
What to do in the event of an overdose
Do not share this medication with others. This product may temporarily stain clothing. The stain will usually wash out with normal cleaning.
What to do if you miss a 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. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
How to store this medication
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