Buy Dapsone Cream / Gel
Also known as: Aczone
Active ingredient: Dapsone
Product Code: PR10458
What is Dapsone Cream / Gel?
Generic Dapsone cream is a medicine that is used to treat skin conditions like acne vulgaris or pimples. It may also be prescribed for other conditions of skin like dermatitis herpetiformis which is an extremely itchy condition of the skin. It is meant only for topical applications.
Class and Mechanism of Action
Dapsone is an antibiotic belonging to the class of sulfones. It has both a bacteriostatic as well as a bactericidal effect. It stops the growth of bacteria and reduces swelling. However, its exact mechanism of action is not clear.
Looking after your drug
Store it in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children.
How to take Dapsone Cream / Gel?
Apply a pea sized amount on to the affected skin twice daily. Gently rub in to the skin until completely absorbed.
A small pea-sized amount twice a day
Consult your doctor right away.
If it is time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Use with caution in pregnancy, porphyria and heart and liver problems. Treat anaemia before starting this medicine.
Possible Side Effects
· Locally – skin irritation, peeling, oily skin
· Blurred vision
· Insomnia, nausea, vomiting
When should Dapsone Cream / Gel not be used?
Do not use this drug if you are allergic to it.
How long should you take Dapsone Cream / Gel?
As long as prescribed.