Information about Sulphacetamide

    Sulphacetamide uses

    Sulphacetamide is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How sulphacetamide works

    Sulphacetamide is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.

    Common side effects of sulphacetamide

    Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Allergic reaction

    Available Medicine for Sulphacetamide

    No medicine available

    Expert advice for Sulphacetamide

    • Do not use if the sulphacetamide solution changes color.
    • Seek immediate medical attention is you experience signs of a secondary infection, as long-term or repeated use of sulfacetamide drops may trigger the same. 
    • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any allergic symptoms such as rash, red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin.
    • Avoid direct contact with the applicator tip to prevent any contamination. Keep the container tightly closed.
    • Do not drive or use any machinery after taking sulphacetamide as it may blurred the vision. 
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
    • Do not take if patient is allergic to sulphacetamide or any of its ingredients. 
    • Do not given Infants less than 2 months. 

    Content on this page was last updated on 04 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)