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Sss 10-5

Generic Name: Sulfur and Sulfacetamide Foam (SUL fur & sul fa SEE ta mide)
Brand Name: Avar, Avar LS, Clarifoam EF, SSS 10-4, SSS 10-5
Easy-to-read patient leaflet for SSS 10-5. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
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Drug Information:
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with SSS 10-5 (sulfur and sulfacetamide foam). Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take SSS 10-5 (sulfur and sulfacetamide foam) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor. Use SSS 10-5 (sulfur and sulfacetamide foam) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Learn more

Sss 10-5 Side Effects

SSS 10-5 Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about sulfacetamide sodium / sulfur topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name SSS 10-5.

Applies to sulfacetamide sodium / sulfur topical: external cream, external emulsion, external foam, external gel, external kit, external liquid, external lotion, external pad, external suspension

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Very bad skin irritation.
  • Rarely, very bad effects have happened with sulfa drugs. Sometimes, these have been deadly. These effects have included liver problems, blood problems, and very bad skin reactions (Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis). Call your doctor right away if you have a rash; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; red or irritated eyes; sores in your mouth, throat, nose, or eyes; fever, chills, or sore throat; cough that is new or worse; feeling very tired or weak; any bruising or bleeding; or signs of liver problems like dark urine, feeling tired, not hungry, upset stomach or stomach pain, light-colored stools, throwing up, or yellow skin or eyes.

What are some other side effects of this drug?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Dry skin.
  • Itching.
  • Skin irritation.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.

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