Aczone Topical Gel 5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Aczone: Topical gel (5%)

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Aczone 5% Topical Gel
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Aczone 5% Topical Gel
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Aczone 5% Topical Gel

What is this Medicine?

DAPSONE (DAP sone) is an antiinfective medicine used on the skin to treat acne.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Aczone: Topical gel(5%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Aczone 5% Topical Gel

NDC: 000233670
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acne Vulgaris

Storage Information
Protect from freezing
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Aczone 5% Topical Gel

Reported Side Effects for Aczone 5% Topical Gel

Dry Skin Incidence:
<16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Flu Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hemolysis Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
13.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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