Acnedap Gel 5%

In stock
SKU
ACN6
Manufacturer
Cipla Inc.
Generic Brands
Dapsone
Equivalent Brands
Aczone
Strength
5%
PharmaceuticalForm
Gel
Description

Acnedap Gel 5% which is also known as diaminodiphenyl sulfone or DDS for short, is an antibiotic which is commonly used in combination with rifampicin and clofazimine for the treatment of leprosy. It is also used as a second-line medication for the treatment.

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Acnedap Gel 5%

Description Of Acnedap Gel 5%

Acnedap Gel 5% which is also known as diaminodiphenyl sulfone or DDS for short, is an antibiotic which is commonly used in combination with rifampicin and clofazimine for the treatment of leprosy. It is also used as a second-line medication for the treatment and prevention of pneumocystis pneumonia and also in the prevention of toxoplasmosis in those patients who have poor immune function.

Acnedap Gel 5% Chemical Name

  • Cipla Ltd

Acnedap Gel 5% Manufacturer

  • Dapsone

Uses of Acnedap Gel 5%

Acnedap Gel 5%  is used in the treatment of acne.

What is Acnedap Gel 5%?

Acnedap Gel 5% is used for Acne, Pimples and chronic autoimmune skin condition, Skin diseases, Dermatitis herpetiformis and other conditions. Acnedap Gel 5% may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Acnedap Gel 5% contains Dapsone Topical as an active ingredient. Acnedap Gel 5% works by treating the acne vulgaris infection.

How Acnedap Gel 5% working

Acnedap Gel 5% is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the production of folic acid in acne-causing bacteria (P. acnes), thereby stopping their growth. In addition, its antiinflammatory effects help reduce redness and swelling due to acne.

How is Acnedap Gel 5% used?

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

Acnedap Gel 5% Indications

Use Acnedap Gel 5% as instructed by the doctor. The topical form should not be taken by mouth or applied into eyes or open wounds. All usage instructions mentioned on the label or package insert should be followed. Apply the medicine is right quantities for the prescribed duration of time.

Acnedap Gel 5% Dosage

  • Acnedap 5 % Gel
  • Acnedap Plus Gel

Contraindication OfAcnedap Gel 5%

  • Diltiazem
  • Amiodarone
  • Sodium Nitrite
  • Deferiprone
  • Live cholera vaccine
  • Local anesthetics

 Adverse effects Of Acnedap Gel 5%

  • Nausea
  • Increased sensitivity to light
  • Itchy rash
  • Liver inflammation
  • Liver function abnormal
  • Anemia
  • Dapsone syndrome
  • Headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Jaundice
  • Loss of appetite
  • Tachycardia

Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Acnedap Gel 5%

Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
  • wash your hands before and after applying Acnedap Gel 5%. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Acnedap Gel 5%. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
  • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
  • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.

Storage Conditions for Acnedap Gel 5%

Store Acnedap Gel 5% at controlled room temperature (20°-25°C). Protect from light.

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