Rosula NS

Generic Name: Sulfacetamide

  • What is Rosula NS?

    Rosula NS is a topical medicated pad (applied directly on the skin) that is used to treat bacterial skin infections, including acne. Also, Rosula NS is used for topical control of seborrheic dermatitis (an inflammatory skin condition that affects your face and scalp).

  • What is the most important information I should know about Rosula NS?

    Rosula NS 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.

    Rosula NS can cause a severe rash known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome, blood disorders, fever, skin toxicity, and liver problems. Stop using this medication and tell your doctor immediately if you notice your condition getting worse, rash, arthritis, fever, or sores in your mouth.

  • Who should not take Rosula NS?

    Do not use Rosula NS if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

    Do not use Rosula NS if you have kidney disease.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Rosula NS?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Rosula NS. 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 medicated pads to the affected area(s) once or twice a day. Your doctor will prescribe the appropriate dose for you based on your condition.

  • How should I take Rosula NS?

    Apply Rosula NS as prescribed by your doctor. Do not continue using Rosula NS if your condition gets worse or if a rash develops.

  • What should I avoid while taking Rosula NS?

    Do not use Rosula NS in your eyes, eyelids, lips, mouth, or nose.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Rosula NS?

    If Rosula NS is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Rosula NS with silver preparations such as silver sulfadiazine.

  • What are the possible side effects of Rosula NS?

    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, irritation

  • Can I receive Rosula NS if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Rosula NS 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 Rosula NS?

    If you miss a dose of Rosula NS, 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 Rosula NS?

    Store at room temperature.