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Ovace Plus Shampoo (Sulfacetamide Sodium) - Summary



Sodium Sulfacetamide 10% w/w.

OvaceŽ Plus Shampoo is intended for topical application in the following scaling dermatoses: seborrheic dermatitis and seborrhea sicca (dandruff). Shake well before using.

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Media Articles Related to Ovace Plus Shampoo (Sulfacetamide)

T-Cell Subtypes Do Not Differentiate Erythrodermic Psoriasis, Dermatitis
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines [2015.03.18]
Although helper T-cell subtypes 1 (TH1) and 2 (TH2) differ between psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, they cannot discriminate between these diseases in their erythrodermic phases, researchers report.
Reuters Health Information

Dupilumab Eases Atopic Dermatitis Itch
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2015.02.25]
(MedPage Today) -- Sleep, mood, and quality of life also showed improvement at 16 weeks.

Hand washing focus in hospitals has led to rise in worker dermatitis
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2015.02.16]
A new study from The University of Manchester has revealed that the incidence of dermatitis has increased 4.

Increased hand washing has led to rise in dermatitis among frontline hospital staff
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2015.02.13]
A new study reveals there has been a more than four-fold increase in dermatitis among health workers following increased hand hygiene to reduce hospital infections like MRSA.

Seborrheic Dermatitis
Source: MedicineNet Seborrhea Specialty [2014.12.16]
Title: Seborrheic Dermatitis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 3/16/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/16/2014 12:00:00 AM

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Published Studies Related to Ovace Plus Shampoo (Sulfacetamide)

The multifunctionality of 10% sodium sulfacetamide, 5% sulfur emollient foam in the treatment of inflammatory facial dermatoses. [2010.03]
Prior to 1962, some of the most versatile drugs in dermatology were approved by the U.S...

Sulfacetamide loaded Eudragit(R) RL100 nanosuspension with potential for ocular delivery. [2010]
PURPOSE: Polymeric nanosuspension was prepared from an inert polymer resin (Eudragit(R) RL100) with the aim of improving the availability of sulfacetamide at the intraocular level to combat bacterial infections... CONCLUSION: The results indicate that the formulation of sulfacetamide in Eudragit(R) RL100 nanosuspension could be utilized as potential delivery system for treating ocular bacterial infections.

Interaction of topical sulfacetamide and topical dapsone with benzoyl peroxide. [2009.09]
CONCLUSIONS: Knowledge of the chemical reaction between benzoyl peroxide and sulfacetamide and dapsone will help minimize the occurrence of this interaction on our patients' skin.

Bioadhesive sulfacetamide sodium microspheres: evaluation of their effectiveness in the treatment of bacterial keratitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a rabbit model. [2009.08]
The aim of this study was to prepare bioadhesive sulfacetamide sodium (SA) microspheres to increase their residence time on the ocular surface and to enhance their treatment efficacy on ocular keratitis. Microspheres were fabricated by spray drying method using mixture of polymers such as pectin, polycarbophil and hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose (HPMC) at different ratios...

Treatment of papulopustular rosacea with sodium sulfacetamide 10%/sulfur 5% emollient foam. [2009.03]
Acne rosacea is a chronic cutaneous disorder affecting as many as 14 million Americans.The high patient satisfaction ratings for SSSE foam suggest that the product may improve long-term compliance rates, with the potential to yield more favorable clinical outcomes.

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Clinical Trials Related to Ovace Plus Shampoo (Sulfacetamide)

Intraductal Meibomian Gland Probing Trial [Recruiting]
In this research study, the investigators are looking at the effects of Meibomian Gland Probing (MGP) versus a sham (fake) procedure in patients with refractory MGD who have already tried traditional management with no success in resolving their clinical signs (as seen by their ophthalmologist) or their symptoms. The investigators are also evaluating the effects of using two (2) post-procedural medication treatments: Blephamide or GenTeal PM Night-Time to determine if treatment after the MGP procedure has an effect on its outcome.

Patients Response to Early Switch To Oral:Osteomyelitis Study [Not yet recruiting]
Based on the current literature, investigators hypothesize that patients with osteomyelitis who are treated with the standard approach of intravenous antibiotics for the full duration of therapy will have the same clinical outcomes as patients treated with the experimental approach of intravenous antibiotics with early switch to oral antibiotics. The primary objective of this study is to compare patients with osteomyelitis treated with the standard approach of intravenous antibiotics for the full duration of therapy versus patients treated with intravenous antibiotics with an early switch to oral antibiotics in relation to clinical outcomes at 12 months after discontinuation of antibiotic therapy. Secondary objectives of the study include the evaluation of adverse events related to the use of antibiotics as well as the cost of care evaluated from the hospital perspective.

The Effect of Sodium Thiosulfate Eardrops on Hearing Loss in Patients Who Receive Cisplatin Therapy [Recruiting]
This is a pilot, randomized, self-controlled study of the effects of intratympanic sodium thiosulfate (STS) on the degree of hearing loss in patients receiving cisplatin therapy. Sodium thiosulfate is an inactive ingredient contained in sulfacetamide ophthalmic solution which is used routinely as an otic solution delivered to the middle ear space.

The hypothesis of this study is that local administration of sodium thiosulfate (STS) will result in improved hearing compared to ears not receiving the study drug in patients receiving systemic cisplatin therapy.

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