Precipitated Sulfur USP 10% W/W
Mineral Oil USP 10% W/W
White Ointment USP 80% W/W
Precipitated form of sulphur is used in the treatment of scabies.
The scabicidal effect is probably due to its conversion into
hydrogen sulfide and parathionic acid. In addition to its use in
scabies, sulfur is also employed in the treatment of other chronic
skin conditions like psoriasis, seborrhea, ringworm and lupus
erythematosus. Sulfur ointment contains 10 percent (2.5% in
children) of sulfur in a simple ointment base. The ointment is to
be rubbed on the affected area of the skin.
Hypersensitivity to sulfur.
PERCAUTIONS: Because of its irritant nature sulfur ointment should not be
applied over the face. It stains the clothes and has a peculiar
smell. Sulfur needs repeated applications to be effective in the
treatment of scabies.
STORAGE: Store in a well closed container and avoid prolonged exposure to
Keep medicines out of reach of children.
PRESENTATION: Available as 30g tube in a mono carton & such 12 mono cartons
in an outer carton.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.