sulfacetamide/urea scalp lotion - topical, Carmol (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: skin irritation.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: joint/muscle pain, fever, mouth sores, unusual weakness.Use of this medication for prolonged or repeated periods may result in a fungal skin infection. Do not use this medication for longer than prescribed. Contact your doctor if you notice new or worsening symptoms.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
PRECAUTIONS: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to sulfacetamide or urea; or to other sulfa drugs; or if you have any other allergies.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: burns/sores/wounds in affected area.This product may cause a slight yellowish discoloration when it comes in contact with white clothing. Use the medication cautiously to avoid contact with clothing. If discoloration occurs, it can be removed with normal washing.During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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