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sulfacetamide sodium cream/gel - topical, Ovace

GENERIC NAME: SULFACETAMIDE SODIUM CREAM/GEL - TOPICAL (SUL-fa-SEET-a-mide SOE-dee-um)

BRAND NAME(S): Ovace

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USES: This medication is used to treat dandruff and other skin conditions (e.g., seborrheic dermatitis). It is also used to treat certain bacterial skin infections associated with these conditions.

HOW TO USE: This medication is for use on the skin only. Avoid getting any of this medication in the eyes, nose, or mouth.The directions for use of this product vary depending on the brand that you are prescribed. Apply a thin layer to the affected area, generally twice daily for 8 to 10 days or as directed by your doctor. As your condition improves, your doctor may direct you to continue treatment less frequently to keep it under control (once/twice weekly or every other week). If your condition does not improve or worsens, contact your doctor promptly for further instructions.




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