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Sulfur

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D10AB02,D11AC08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007704-34-9

Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Antiseptic agent

Keratolytic agent

Scabicide

Antifungal agent for topical use

Antiacne agent for topical use

Chemical Name

Sulfur (JP)

Foreign Names

  • Sulfur (Latin)
  • Schwefel (German)
  • Soufre (French)
  • Azufre (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sulfur (OS: JAN)
  • Sulfur ad usum externum (IS)
  • Sulfur depuratum (IS)
  • Sulfur praecipitatum (IS)
  • Sulfur sublimatum (IS)
  • Precipitated Sulfur (PH: USP 38)
  • Sublimed Sulfur (PH: USP 38)
  • Sulfur (PH: JP XVI)
  • Sulfur ad usum externum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sulfur for External Use (PH: BP 2016)
  • Sulfur for external use (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sulphur for external use (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • 2-4 Zalf (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    Nufarindo, Indonesia
  • Acaril (Sulfur and Benzyl Benzoate)
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Acne
    Synpac-Kingdom, Taiwan
  • Acne Aid (Sulfur and Resorcinol)
    Stiefel, Pakistan
  • Acne Feldin
    Galenium Pharmasia Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Acne Lotion (Sulfur and Isopropyl)
    C & M Medical Supply, United States
  • Acnomel (Sulfur and Resorcinol)
    Medifarma, Peru; Numark, United States
  • Acnomel Junior (Sulfur and Resorcinol (pediatric))
    Farpasa, Peru
  • Acnotex (Sulfur and Resorcinol)
    C & M Medical Supply, United States
  • ala seb (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    Del Ray, United States
  • Avar (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Mission Pharmacal, United States
  • Avar LS (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Mission Pharmacal, United States
  • Avar-e (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Mission Pharmacal, United States
  • Azufracid (Sulfur and Sodium Thiosulfate)
    Bajer, Argentina
  • Biofur Acne
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • BP Cleansing Wash (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Acella, United States
  • BPS (Sulfur and Benzoyl)
    Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, United States
  • Cerisa (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Stratus Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Chigg Away (Sulfur and Benzocaine)
    Pierson Laboratory, United States
  • Clarifoam EF (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Onset, United States
  • Claris (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Stratus Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Clearasil Adult Care (Sulfur and Resorcinol)
    Procter & Gamble, United States
  • Crema Azufrada
    Laboratorio Valma, Chile
  • Curacyl (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    Provenco, Ecuador
  • Detergens sulfuratum FoNo VII. Hungaro-Gal
    Hungaro-Gal, Hungary
  • Detergens sulfuratum FoNo VII. Naturland
    Naturland, Hungary
  • Detergens sulfuratum FoNo VII. Parma
    Parma, Hungary
  • Duo-Scabil (Sulfur and Crotamiton)
    Perrigo, Israel
  • Ektoselen (Sulfur and Selenium Sulfide)
    Pierre Fabre, Switzerland
  • Exoderm (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    AG Marin Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Garimide (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Rochester Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Golden Udder (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid (veterinary use))
    Collective Chemical Company, Ireland; J. J. And M. A. Zakarias, United Kingdom
  • JF Sulfur
    Galenium, Malaysia
  • Kapritage
    Egyphar, Egypt
  • Liquimat
    Galderma, United States
  • Macbirs
    Maigal, Argentina
  • Medicated Acne (Sulfur and Resorcinol)
    C & M Medical Supply, United States
  • Meted (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    Alliance, Ireland; Sirius Labs, United States
  • MG217 Medicated Tar-Free (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    Triton, United States
  • MG400 (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    Triton, United States
  • Molnia
    Maigal, Argentina
  • Neo-Medrol Acne (Sulfur and Methylprednisolone, + Neomycin, + Aluminium)
    Pfizer, Hong Kong
  • NuOx (Sulfur and Benzoyl Peroxide)
    Gentex Pharma, United States
  • Orosel
    Oro, Turkey
  • Panoff (Sulfur and Glycerol)
    Hoe, Malaysia; Hoe Pharma, Singapore
  • Pestene (Sulfur and Rotenon (veterinary use))
    Inca Flight, Australia
  • Plexion (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Medicis Dermatologics, United States
  • Plexion SCT (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Medicis Dermatologics, United States
  • Plexion TS (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Medicis Dermatologics, United States
  • Pomada Azufrada 6%
    Laboratorios Euromed Chile, Chile
  • Protocon (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid (veterinary use))
    J. J. And M. A. Zakarias, United Kingdom
  • R/S (Sulfur and Resorcinol)
    Summers, United States
  • Rezamid (Sulfur and Resorcinol)
    Summers, United States
  • Rosanil (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Galderma, United States
  • Rosula (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    PharmaDerm, United States
  • Salep (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    Minorock Mandiri, Indonesia
  • Salisoap (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    Galderma, Brazil
  • Sastid (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Bangladesh; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Peru; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; Stiefel, Indonesia; Stiefel, Malaysia; Stiefel, Philippines; Stiefel, Vietnam
  • Sastid Bar (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    Stiefel, Hong Kong
  • SE 10-5 SS (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    SETON, United States
  • Sebex (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    Rugby, United States
  • Sevorex (Sulfur and Salicylic Acid)
    CCS Healthcare, Sweden
  • Sodium Sulfacetamide and Sulfur Austin (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Austin Pharma, United States
  • Sodium Sulfacetamide and Sulfur BioComp (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    BioComp Pharma, United States
  • Sodium Sulfacetamide and Sulfur Rochester (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Rochester Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Sodium Sulfacetamide/Sulfur Acella (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Acella, United States
  • Sodium Sulfacetamide/Sulfur Fougera (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Fougera, United States
  • Sodium Sulfacetamide/Sulfur Kylemore (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Kylemore Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Sodium Sulfacetamide/Sulfur River's Edge (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    River's Edge, United States
  • SonoVue
    Bracco, Romania; Bracco Imaging, Poland; Bracco Suisse, Switzerland
  • Spidogale (Sulfur and Benzyl Benzoate)
    Mephico, Lebanon
  • SSS (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Acella, United States
  • Sulfacet-R (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Dermik, United States; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada
  • SulfaCleanse (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    PruGen Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Sulfoam
    Doak Dermatologics, United States
  • Sulforcin (Sulfur and Resorcinol)
    Galderma, United States
  • Sulfoxyl (Sulfur and Benzoyl)
    Stiefel, United States
  • Sulfur and Camphor (Sulfur and Camphor)
    Toho Yakuhin, Japan
  • Sulfur Kozakai Seiyaku
    Kozakai Seiyaku, Japan
  • Sulfur Midwest
    MidWest, New Zealand
  • Sulfur PSM
    PSM, New Zealand
  • Sulfuratum Simplex oint.
    RFF, Latvia
  • Sulmasque (Sulfur and Isopropyl)
    C & M Medical Supply, United States
  • Sulpho-Lac
    Doak Dermatologics, United States
  • Sulpho-Lac (Sulfur and Zinc)
    Doak Dermatologics, United States
  • Sulphur Luna
    Luna, Egypt
  • Sumadan (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Medimetriks, United States
  • Sumaxin (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Medimetriks, United States
  • United Home Sulfur
    Amherst Lab, Philippines
  • Vanocin (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Stratus Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Virti-Sulf (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Virtus, United States
  • Zencia (Sulfur and Sulfacetamide)
    Stratus Pharmaceuticals, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
JPThe Japanese Pharmacopoeia
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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