Dermatology Book


Sulfur Topical

Aka: Sulfur Topical, Acne lotion 10, Novacet
  1. See Also
    1. Acne Vulgaris Pharmacologic Management
  2. Indication
    1. Acne Vulgaris
  3. Preparations
    1. Pure
      1. Cream 2% sulfur/40% Alcohol
      2. Gel 2% sulfur/40% Alcohol
      3. Lotion 5% sulfur/22% Alcohol
    2. Combination
      1. Sulfur/Sodium sulfacetamide (Novacet)
        1. Lotion 50 mg sulfur and 100 mg Sulfacetamide
        2. Premixed is easier to use and less malodorous
  4. Directions
    1. Apply sparingly as thin film to clean skin qd-tid
  5. Disadvantages
    1. Inconvenient to prepare
    2. Unpleasant odor

Novacet (C0722158)

Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Organic Chemical (T109)
English Novacet, novacet
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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