sodium sulfide topical (OTC)

Brand and Other Names:Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever
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Dosing & Uses

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Dosage Forms & Strengths

topical gel

  • 1%
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Ingrown Toenail (unguis incarnatus)

Indicated for temporary relief of pain from ingrown toenails

Apply topically to affected area BID for up to 7 days

Administration

Wash affected area and dry thoroughly before application

Avoid use on open wounds

For external use only

Avoid contact with eyes; if contact occurs, flush with water for 15 minutes and seek medical attention

Dosage Forms & Strengths

topical gel

  • 1%
more...

Ingrown Toenail (unguis incarnatus)

Indicated for temporary relief of pain from ingrown toenails

Apply topically to affected area BID for up to 7 days

Administration

Wash affected area and dry thoroughly before application

Avoid use on open wounds

For external use only

Avoid contact with eyes; if contact occurs, flush with water for 15 minutes and seek medical attention

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Adverse Effects

Frequency Not Defined

Burning

Skin irritation

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Warnings

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity

Cautions

Caution with diabetes mellitus, impaired circulation, or gout

Discontinue seek medical attention if redness or swelling of toe increases, discharge is present around the nail, or symptoms last >7 days or recur

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy Category: A

Lactation: Not distributed in human breast milk

Pregnant or breastfeeding patients should seek advice of health professional before using OTC drugs

Pregnancy Categories

A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

NA:Information not available.

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Pharmacology

Mechanism of Action

Alkaline salt that softens toenail to facilitate retraction and trimming

Absorption

Negligible systemic absorption

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