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Sulpho-Lac Soap

Generical name: sulfur topical topical SUL-furTOP-i-kal
Brand names: Liquimat Medium, Sulfoam, Sulpho-Lac Soap, Liquimat Light
Classification of drugs: miscellaneous topical agents

What is Sulpho-Lac soap?

Sulpho-Lac soap (for the skin) is used for treating acne. Sulpholac soap could also be utilized for other purposes that are not covered in the guide.

Side effects of Sulpho-Lac soap

See a doctor immediately. Get medical attention immediately if you notice symptoms that are warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue. Sulpholac soap can trigger serious negative side effects. Consult your physician right away. If you suffer from:

  • Intense burning, redness, or swelling wherever the medicine has been applied.
  • Excessive dryness or peeling from treated skin
  • New or worsening skin conditions.

The most common side effects from Sulpho-Lac soap could include:

  • Minor burning, tingling, itching, or redness
  • Dryness, peeling, or
  • Oily skin.

This is not an exhaustive listing of all side effects. Other side effects could occur. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical reactions. If you experience side effects, report them to the FDA by calling 1-800-FDA-1088.


Be sure to follow all the directions printed on your prescription label and on the label of your package. Inform your medical professionals about the medical issues as well as allergies and medications you are taking.

Prior to taking this medication

It is not recommended to use Sulpho-Lac soap if you are allergic to sulfur. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if this medication is suitable for you if you are suffering from severe acne or acne that covers huge areas of the skin. Talk to your doctor prior to applying this medication if you are nursing or pregnant.

How to take Sulpho-Lac soap?

Take it only in the mouth. It is recommended to apply the topical medicine solely to the scalp or skin. Take it exactly as indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. It is possible to shake the medicine prior to every use. The label will give you directions. Cleanse your hands prior to and after applying the Sulpho-Lac cream. Clean and dry the area of your skin being taken care of. Spread a thin layer of sulfur-based lotion on the skin that is affected three times a day. Apply the lotion to the skin gently. Use the lotion less frequently when your skin is becoming excessively dry or is peeling.

Avoid covering the treated area with an elastic bandage. Bandaging or heat can raise the dose of drugs absorbed through the skin. It can cause negative side effects. If you are using the shampoo Sulpho-Lac, be sure to follow the directions provided on the label. There may be a need to keep Sulpho-Lac shampoo in your hair for a couple of minutes prior to washing. It can take a few weeks until your skin problem improves. Use the medication exactly as prescribed, and consult the doctor if your signs do not change. Don't stop taking the medicine when you do not notice immediate results. Keep Sulpho-Lac soap at room temperature. Avoid freezing.

What happens If I miss a dose?

Do the dosage as fast as possible; however, avoid the missed dose when it's almost time to take the next dose. Don't apply two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

In the event of an overdose, Sulpho-Lac soap is not expected to cause harm. You should seek medical attention immediately and contact the Poison Helpline at 1-800-222-1222 in the event that someone has accidentally swallowed the drug.

What should be avoided?

Do not get Sulpho-Lac soap in your eyes, mouth, nose, or even on your lips. Cleanse your mouth with water in the event that contact happens. Don't use it on open wounds or on sunburned, windburned, or inflamed skin. Be sure to avoid applying Sulpho-Lac soap to areas of eczema. It is best to wait until the areas have healed before using the medicine. Beware of using any other acne medication to treat the area with Sulpho-Lac soap unless your physician has instructed you to. Beware of products for your skin that may cause irritation, like harsh soaps, cleanser for the skin, or products containing alcohol, spice astringents, lime, or astringents.

Interaction with other drugs

Skin care products can't affect other medicines the user is taking. There are many different drugs that interfere with one another. Inform your health care doctors about any medications that you take, which include medicine that is prescribed or over-the-counter, vitamins, as well as natural products.