Plexion SCT

Generic Name: Sulfacetamide

  • What is Plexion SCT?

    Plexion SCT is a topical cream (applied directly on the skin) that is used to treat acne and rosacea (a skin condition marked by red eruptions, usually on the cheeks and nose). Also, Plexion SCT is used to treat seborrheic dermatitis (an inflammatory skin condition that affects your face and scalp).

  • What is the most important information I should know about Plexion SCT?

    Plexion SCT is for external use only. Do not use it in your eyes, eyelids, lips, mouth, or nose. If the medication gets in contact with any of those areas, rinse thoroughly with water.

    Plexion SCT can cause blood disorders, fever, skin toxicity, and liver problems. Stop using this medication and tell your doctor immediately if you notice irritation or redness and scaling of the skin.

  • Who should not take Plexion SCT?

    Do not use Plexion SCT if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

    Do not use Plexion SCT if you have kidney disease.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Plexion SCT?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Plexion SCT. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have allergies or kidney disease.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults and children ≥12 years: Apply the cream to the affected area(s) once a day.

  • How should I take Plexion SCT?

    Apply Plexion SCT as prescribed by your doctor. Wet the affected areas and apply a thin film of cream to the entire face, avoiding contact with your eyes. Wait 10 minutes or until it is dry, rinse thoroughly with water, and pat your skin dry.

  • What should I avoid while taking Plexion SCT?

    Do not use Plexion SCT in your eyes, eyelids, lips, mouth, or nose.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Plexion SCT?

    No significant interactions have been reported with Plexion SCT at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

  • What are the possible side effects of Plexion SCT?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: allergic reactions, local irritation

  • Can I receive Plexion SCT if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Plexion SCT during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Plexion SCT?

    If you miss a dose of Plexion SCT, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply two doses at once.

  • How should I store Plexion SCT?

    Store at room temperature.