Sulfoam Side Effects
Generic name: sulfur topical
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 26, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about sulfur topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Sulfoam.
Applies to sulfur topical: topical lotion, topical soap.
Serious side effects of Sulfoam
Along with its needed effects, sulfur topical (the active ingredient contained in Sulfoam) 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
Other side effects of Sulfoam
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]
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Related treatment guides
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.