Sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical Side Effects
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]
Hepatic side effects associated with sulfonamides have included fulminant hepatic necrosis.[Ref]
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2. "Product Information. Rosula NS (sodium sulfacetamide-urea topical)." Doak Dermatologics Division, Fairfield, NJ.
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