Brand Names : Cuticura Ointment, Finac, Fostex Regular Strength Medicated Cover-Up, Fostril Lotion, Lotio Alsulfa, Sulpho-Lac, Fostex CM, Fostril Cream
- Antiacne agent, topical
- Antirosacea agent, topical
- Keratolytic, topical
Sulfur (SUL-fur) is used to treat many kinds
of skin disorders. Sulfur cream, lotion, ointment, and bar soap are used to
treat acne. Sulfur ointment is used to treat seborrheic dermatitis and scabies.
Sulfur may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Some of these preparations are available only with your doctor's prescription.
Others are available without a prescription; however, your doctor may have
special instructions on the proper use of sulfur for your medical condition.
Sulfur is available in the following dosage forms:
Cream (U.S. and Canada)
Bar soap (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
- Cuticura Ointment
- Fostex Regular Strength Medicated Cover-Up
- Fostril Lotion
- Lotio Alsulfa
In Canada -
Generic name product may be available in the U.S. and Canada.