Fostril Side Effects
Generic name: sulfur topical
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 12, 2021.
Note: This document contains side effect information about sulfur topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Fostril.
For the Consumer
Applies to sulfur topical: topical lotion, topical soap
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, sulfur topical (the active ingredient contained in Fostril) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking sulfur topical:
- Skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
Some side effects of sulfur topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
- 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]
More about Fostril (sulfur topical)
- During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
- Dosage Information
- Drug Interactions
- Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents
Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Fostril (sulfur topical)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.