What is Sulfacetamide/sulfur?

The drug combination sulfacetamide/sulfur is a topical acne medication manufactured by Medicis under the trade name Plexion and also available under other trade names such as Clenia, Prascion, and Avar. It combines sodium sulfacetamide, a sulfonamide antibiotic, and sulfur, a keratolytic agent. It is available in four formulations: as a cleansing cloth, cleanser, topical suspension, and as a facial mask. The sulfacetamide inhibits the growth of the bacterium Propionibacterium acnes that is associated with acne, while sulfur facilitates the removal of dead skin cells to prevent clogged pores.

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Hello doctor. I am a 22yr old black female, i am 1.6m in height, i weigh 72kg. in the beginning of this year i went on a low-kilojule diet whereby...

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hello masego,
thanx a lot for your query on HCM,
i have gone through your history.
madam, dont be worried.
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hello doctor.i am a dental surgeon dr.shikha.i m getting married in three weeks and i ve acne marks and a few acne on my pores are quite...

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Dear shikha
If u want a proper and a lasting solution for ur problem then you need to undergo treatment with ur dermatologist for atleast six to...

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My age is 19 and from last 1 yr am suffring from steroid acne , as i was using cosvate gm for a long time. i saw it to skin doctor and he advised...

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Hello ma'am. When the steroid induced acne is extensive, it may leave a dullness behind. Continue the treatment advised by the doctor. Along with...

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