Do sulfur-containing topical medications interact with other medications?

Topical sulfur may interact with other topical medications when used together. Sulfur can interact with products that contain mercury, resulting in an unpleasant odor, skin irritation and darkening of the skin. Other skin treatments can also interact with topical sulfur, leading to further skin irritation. Tell your doctor about all over-the-counter and prescription medications you are taking.

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