Sodium Sulfacetamide is an antibiotic medication that traditionally has been used for treating acne or seborrheic dermatitis. It is also thought to have an anti-inflammatory effect, which is the key element in reducing rosacea symptoms.
The treatment should be applied to the affected area 1-3 times a day on dry skin or as directed by your doctor.
Reduces redness quickly. Some products are tinted, and can act as effective cover-ups.
How it works:
Sodium sulfacetamide is an antibiotic, but it is the anti-inflammatory properties that are useful as rosacea is not an
Irritation of the area where medication is applied may occur. Those with allergies to sulfonamides may experience more serious side-effects.
- Sodium sulfacetamide - lotion 10% - Klaron®
- Sodium sulfacetamide 10% + 5% sulfur - Sulfacet-R® 25g, Novacet® 30 and 60 g, Generic