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Generic Brands Dapsone
Manufacturer Cipla Inc.
Strength 5%
PharmaceuticalForm Gel
Delivery Time 12 To 18 days

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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


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, acne 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 component. Acnedap Gel 5% works by treating the acne vulgaris contamination.

How Acnedap Gel 5% working

Acnedap Gel 5% is an antibiotic.It works by inhibit 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 health care physician. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the insincere area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the insincere area.

Acnedap Gel 5% Indications

Use Acnedap Gel 5% as instructed by the health care physician. The topical form should not be taken by opening or applied into eyes or open wounds. All usage instructions recommend on the label or package insert should be followed. Apply the drug 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

Precautions And Warnings

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

do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this pill on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.

wash your hands before and after applying Acnedap Gel 5%. Clean and dull the skin area to be treated.

applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser bunch of medicine to avert pilling.

avoid getting this medicament in your eyes or nose or mouth.


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

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