Sulfacetamide Sodium Ophthalmic Solution USP 10 percent is a medication used to treat eye infections, notes WebMD. It works to limit or stop the growth of bacteria.
The medication is available with a prescription only and the dosage may vary. The medication comes in eye drop or ointment form, as stated by Drugs.com. It is applied to the eyes and contacts should not be worn during usage. Side effects of the Sulfacetamide sodium medication include stinging and burning. It can also cause local irritation or secondary infections. Users should continue using the medication as directed by their doctors to obtain the best results.