We want to make sure you fully understand your treatment. Below outlines the directions, benefits, expectations, and risks with Sulfacetamide-Sulfur Wash.
This medication has two active ingredients within one solution: sodium sulfacetamide and sulfur. Each one helps improve your acne in different ways.
Sodium sulfacetamide has antibiotic qualities: it decreases the number of acne-causing bacteria in your pores.
Sulfur is what's called a keratolytic agent. This means it helps loosen and shed the dead skin cells that can cause pore blockage.
Brand Names: Plexion, Avar
You should use the sulfacetamide-sulfur wash either once or twice a day, as recommended by your doctor.
Some people experience skin dryness when consistently applying this medication. Try the steps below to minimize skin irritation. If you still experience dryness, message your physician for help.
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