What is Sulfur Soap?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Sulfur may be added to soap for a variety of health benefits including the treatment of acne, rosacea, and dermatitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Acne 1 1
Acne breakout 1 1
Nodule 1 1
Pimples 1 1
Pustules 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sulfur Soap

Side effect Patients
Skin odor 1

Why patients stopped taking Sulfur Soap

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Sulfur Soap


Stopped taking Sulfur Soap

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Sulfur Soap.