This medication is used with other treatments to help prevent and treat wound infections in patients with serious burns.
It can cause Pain, burning, or itching of the treated skin may occur. Skin and mucous membranes (such as the gums) may become blue/gray in color.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
For topical use only; avoid contact with eye
Sulfonamides may increase possibility of kernicterus; therefore, do not use during near-term pregnancy, in premature infants, or in infants below age 2 months
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
Not recommended for use in pregnant women unless the burned area covers more than 20% of body surface or therapeutic benefits to patient outweigh the possible risks to the fetus
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: cimetidine, skin products containing sodium sulfacetamide, enzyme products used to break down and remove dead skin/tissue from burns and wounds (such as collagenase, papain, trypsin).