Fostril Side Effects
Generic Name: sulfur topical
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of sulfur topical. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Fostril.
Not all side effects for Fostril 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 sulfur topical: topical cream, topical gel/jelly, topical liquid, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical shampoo, topical soap, topical solution
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by sulfur topical (the active ingredient contained in Fostril). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking sulfur topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:
- Skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
Some of the side effects that can occur with sulfur topical may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:
- Redness and peeling of skin (may occur after a few days)
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to sulfur topical: compounding powder, topical cream, topical lotion, topical shampoo, topical soap
Dermatologic side effects including skin irritation, redness, and peeling have been reported.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Fostril (sulfur topical)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.
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