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Carmol Scalp Treatment Kit Side Effects

Generic Name: sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical

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

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


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.[Ref]


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


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


1. "Product Information. Carmol Scalp (sodium sulfacetamide-urea topical)." Doak Dermatologics Division, Fairfield, NJ.

2. "Product Information. Rosula NS (sodium sulfacetamide-urea topical)." Doak Dermatologics Division, Fairfield, NJ.

Some side effects of Carmol Scalp Treatment Kit may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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