ACZONE® (dapsone) Gel 5%

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What is ACZONE® Gel, 5%?

ACZONE® Gel, 5% is a prescription medicine used on your skin (topical) to treat acne vulgaris.

ACZONE® Gel has not been studied in children under 12 years of age.

Active ingredient: dapsone

Before using ACZONE® Gel, 5%, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • Have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD)
  • Have higher than normal levels of methemoglobin in your blood (methemoglobinemia)
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if ACZONE® Gel, 5 % will harm your unborn baby.
  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. ACZONE® Gel, 5% can pass into your breast milk and may harm your baby. You and your doctor should decide if you will use ACZONE® Gel, 5% or breastfeed. You should not do both.

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you are using acne medicines that contain benzoyl peroxide. Use of benzoyl peroxide with ACZONE® Gel, 5% at the same time may cause your skin or facial hair to temporarily turn yellow or orange at the site of application.

How should I use ACZONE® Gel, 5%?

  • Use ACZONE® Gel, 5% exactly as your doctor tells you.
  • Apply ACZONE® Gel, 5% twice a day.
  • Gently wash and pat dry the areas of your skin where you will apply ACZONE® Gel, 5%.
  • Apply a pea-sized amount of ACZONE® Gel, 5% in a thin layer to the areas of your skin that have acne.
  • Rub ACZONE® Gel, 5% in gently and completely. It may feel gritty and you may see particles in the gel.
  • Make sure to put the cap back on the ACZONE® Gel tube. Close it tightly.
  • Wash your hands after applying ACZONE® Gel, 5%.
  • Do not swallow ACZONE® Gel. If you swallow ACZONE® Gel, call your doctor or poison control center right away.
  • If your acne does not get better after using ACZONE® Gel, 5% for 12 weeks, talk to your doctor about continuing treatment.

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Last updated: 8/28/2020