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Sebutone Side Effects

Generic Name: coal tar / salicylic acid / sulfur topical

Note: This document contains side effect information about coal tar / salicylic acid / sulfur topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page 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.

Along with its needed effects, coal tar/salicylic acid/sulfur topical 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 coal tar/salicylic acid/sulfur topical:

  • Skin irritation not present before use of this medicine

Some side effects of Sebutone 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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Other brands: Ala Seb T, Pazol XS

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