Sulfacetamide 10% topical lotion, sold under the brand name Klaron or Ovace, is approved for the treatment of acne and seborrheic dermatitis. When combined with sulfur, it is sold under the brand names Plexion, Clenia, Prascion, and Avar, which contain 10% sulfacetamide and 5% sulfur.
The most common side effects of sulfacetamide/sulfur combination products are local irritation and contact dermatitis. Sulfacetamide should not be used by individuals who have a sensitivity to sulfur or sulfa.
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