Sulfacetamide Sodium / Urea Topical Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Secondary Cutaneous Bacterial Infections

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical lotion:
Apply to affected areas 2 to 4 times daily until cleared.

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical pads:
Apply to affected areas 1 to 2 times daily until cleared.

Usual Adult Dose for Dandruff

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical lotion:
Apply to scalp at bedtime and leave on overnight. In severe cases, use twice daily.

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical pads:
Apply to affected areas 1 to 2 times daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Seborrheic Dermatitis

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical lotion:
Apply to scalp at bedtime and leave on overnight. In severe cases, use twice daily.

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical pads:
Apply to affected areas 1 to 2 times daily.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Secondary Cutaneous Bacterial Infections

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical lotion:
>=12 years:
Apply to affected areas 2 to 4 times daily until cleared.

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical pads:
>=12 years:
Apply to affected areas 1 to 2 times daily until cleared.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Dandruff

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical lotion:
>=12 years:
Apply to scalp at bedtime and leave on overnight. In severe cases, use twice daily.

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical pads:
>=12 years:
Apply to affected areas 1 to 2 times daily.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Seborrheic Dermatitis

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical lotion:
>=12 years:
Apply to scalp at bedtime and leave on overnight. In severe cases, use twice daily.

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical pads:
>=12 years:
Apply to affected areas 1 to 2 times daily.

Renal Dose Adjustments

The manufacturer considers sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical pads to be contraindicated in patients with renal dysfunction.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Increased absorption of sodium sulfacetamide-urea topical may occur if applied to large, infected, abraded, denuded, or severely burned areas.

Sodium sulfacetamide-urea should not be applied to mucous membranes. It should not be applied on the eyelids, in the eyes, nose or mouth.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

As dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis subsides, the dose of sodium sulfacetamide-urea 10%-10% topical lotion may be reduced to 1 to 2 times weekly or every other week to prevent reoccurrence.

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