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Sebutone Side Effects

Generic Name: coal tar / salicylic acid / sulfur topical

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug coal tar / salicylic acid / sulfur topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Sebutone.

Applies to coal tar / salicylic acid / sulfur topical: topical cream, topical liquid, topical shampoo

In animal studies, coal tar (contained in this combination medicine) has been shown to increase the chance of skin cancer.

As well as its needed effects, coal tar / salicylic acid / sulfur topical may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

Severity: Moderate

If any of the following side effects occur while taking coal tar / salicylic acid / sulfur topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

  • Skin irritation not present before use of this medicine

It is possible that some side effects of Sebutone may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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Other brands: Pazol XS, Ala Seb T

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