Carmol Scalp Treatment Kit Side Effects

Generic Name: sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Carmol Scalp Treatment Kit.

Not all side effects for Carmol Scalp Treatment Kit may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical: lotion, medicated pads, shampoo kit

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Irritation, stinging, or burning of the skin.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bloody diarrhea; fever; joint pain; red, swollen, or blistered skin; severe diarrhea; sores in the mouth; stomach cramps/pain.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical: topical lotion, topical pad

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects, including irritation, have been reported rarely.

Hypersensitivity side effects associated with sulfonamides, including topical sulfonamides, have included Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis. A case of local hypersensitivity which progressed to a fatal syndrome resembling systemic lupus erythematosus has also been reported. Sensitization may recur upon reexposure to sulfonamides by different routes of administration.

Hematologic

Hematologic side effects associated with sulfonamides have included agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, and other blood dyscrasias.

Hepatic

Hepatic side effects associated with sulfonamides have included fulminant hepatic necrosis.

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