What Is It?
This topical treatment is a combination of sodium sulfacetamide, which is a type of topical antibiotic called a sulfa antibiotic that helps stop the growth of acne bacteria, and sulfur, which may help dry and peel the skin as well as reduce acne bacteria.
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