Sulfacetamide

Details About Generic Salt ::  Sulfacetamide 

Main Medicine Class:: #N/A   Sub Medicine Class ::  #N/A

15B. ANTI-BACTERIALS in 15. SKIN
SULFACETAMIDE
SULFONAMIDE | ANTI-INFECTIVE
also comes under 3C. Anti-Infectives in 3. Ocular,  

Indications & Dose: ACNE TP Adult Apply thin film to affected area BID Child >12yr: Same as adult dose | CONJUNCTIVITIS Prophylactic therapy TP Adult Solution: Instill 1-2 drops q2-3h in lower conjuctival sac 7-10 days usually applied in waking hrs, increase dosing interval as needed, continued for 7-10 days Child >2 month: Same as adult dose | CORNEAL ULCER TP Adult Solution: Instill 1-2 drops q2-3h in lower conjuctival sac 7-10 days usually applied in waking hrs, increase dosing interval as needed, continued for 7-10 days Child >2 month: Same as adult dose | SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS TP Adult Apply at bedtime & leave overnight, apply twice daily in severe cases. Treatment continued for 8-10 application Child >12 yr: Same as adult dose | SECONDARY CUTANEOUS BACTERIAL INFECT TP Adult Apply 2-4 times/day till infect clears Child >12 yr: Same as adult dose | TRACHOMA TP Adult Instill 2 drops into conjuctival sac q2h with systemic therapy

Contra: Hypersensitivity

Precautions: sulfite allergy, dry eye syndrome

ADR: Serious: conjunctival hyperemia, eye burning, stinging, photosensitivity, Others: tearing, local irritation, erythema, itching, edema

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