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Sulfacetamide Sodium / Sulfur Topical Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 10%-5% ; 10%-1% ; 10%-2% ; 9.5%-5% ; 10%-5% with emollients ; 10%-4% ; 9%-4% ; 8%-4% ; 9%-4.5% ; 9.8%-4.8% ; 10%-4% with cleanser ; 9%-4.5% with cleanser ; 10%-4.5%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Acne

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 8%-4% suspension:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4% topical liquid:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4.5% topical liquid:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-1% topical liquid:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical foam:
Wash affected area. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 2 times daily. If removing, rinse off after 1 to 2 minutes.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical pad:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical foam:
Cleanse thoroughly and pat dry. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 3 times daily.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical pad:
1 to 2 times daily, wet cloth and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry. Throw cloth away.

Usual Adult Dose for Acne Rosacea

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 8%-4% suspension:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4% topical liquid:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4.5% topical liquid:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-1% topical liquid:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical foam:
Wash affected area. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 2 times daily. If removing, rinse off after 1 to 2 minutes.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical pad:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical foam:
Cleanse thoroughly and pat dry. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 3 times daily.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical pad:
1 to 2 times daily, wet cloth and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry. Throw cloth away.

Usual Adult Dose for Seborrheic Dermatitis

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 8%-4% suspension:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4% topical liquid:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4.5% topical liquid:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-1% topical liquid:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical foam:
Wash affected area. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 2 times daily. If removing, rinse off after 1 to 2 minutes.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical pad:
1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical foam:
Cleanse thoroughly and pat dry. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 3 times daily.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical pad:
1 to 2 times daily, wet cloth and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry. Throw cloth away.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Acne

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 8%-4% suspension:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4% topical liquid:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4.5% topical liquid:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-1% topical liquid:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical foam:
12 years or older: Wash affected area. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 2 times daily. If removing, rinse off after 1 to 2 minutes.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical pad:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical foam:
12 years or older: Cleanse thoroughly and pat dry. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 3 times daily.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical pad:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet cloth and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry. Throw cloth away.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Acne Rosacea

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 8%-4% suspension:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4% topical liquid:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4.5% topical liquid:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-1% topical liquid:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical foam:
12 years or older: Wash affected area. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 2 times daily. If removing, rinse off after 1 to 2 minutes.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical pad:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical foam:
12 years or older: Cleanse thoroughly and pat dry. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 3 times daily.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical pad:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet cloth and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry. Throw cloth away.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Seborrheic Dermatitis

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 8%-4% suspension:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4% topical liquid:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 9%-4.5% topical liquid:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-1% topical liquid:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical foam:
12 years or older: Wash affected area. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 2 times daily. If removing, rinse off after 1 to 2 minutes.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical pad:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet skin and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical foam:
12 years or older: Cleanse thoroughly and pat dry. Massage foam into affected area 1 to 3 times daily.

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% topical pad:
12 years or older: 1 to 2 times daily, wet cloth and work into a full lather. Cleanse face for 10 to 20 seconds. Rinse and pat dry. Throw cloth away.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 8%-4% suspension, sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-4% topical liquid and sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical 10%-5% foam are not to be used by those with kidney disease.

Liver Dose Adjustments

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Dialysis

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