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Sulfacetamide Sodium Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed on September 15, 2017.

Applies to the following strengths: 10%; 9.8%

Usual Adult Dose for Seborrheic Dermatitis

Sodium sulfacetamide 10% topical cream and gel: Apply topically to affected areas twice daily (morning and evening) for 8 to 10 days. As conditions subsides, the interval between applications may be lengthened. Use 1 to 2 times weekly or every other week may prevent reoccurances. If condition recurs, reinitiate treatment.

Usual Adult Dose for Secondary Cutaneous Bacterial Infections

Sodium sulfacetamide 10% topical cream and gel: Apply topically to affected areas twice daily for 8 to 10 days.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Seborrheic Dermatitis

>=12 yrs: Sodium sulfacetamide 10% topical cream and gel: Apply topically to affected areas twice daily (morning and evening) for 8 to 10 days. As conditions subsides, the interval between applications may be lengthened. Use 1 to 2 times weekly or every other week may prevent reoccurances. If condition recurs, reinitiate treatment.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Secondary Cutaneous Bacterial Infections

>=12 yrs: Sodium sulfacetamide 10% topical cream and gel: Apply topically to affected areas twice daily for 8 to 10 days.

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