Uses

This medication is used to treat acne. It helps decrease the number and severity of acne pimples and helps pimples that do develop to heal more quickly. Dapsone is an antibiotic. It is not known how dapsone works to treat acne.

How to use Aczone Gel With Pump

Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using dapsone and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Wash your hands before and after applying this medication. Gently clean the affected skin with a mild/soapless cleanser and pat dry. Apply a small amount of medication (about the size of a pea) in a thin layer to the affected areas of skin as directed by your doctor. Depending on your brand, this medication is usually used once or twice a day. Rub in gently. Be careful to avoid the eyes and lip area.

Use this medication on the skin only. Do not apply to the inside of the mouth/nose or in or around the groin/vaginal area.

Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If this occurs, flush with large amounts of water. Call your doctor if eye irritation develops. Wash your hands after using the medication to avoid accidentally getting it in your eyes.

Use this product regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time(s) each day. Do not use a larger amount or use it more often than directed. Your skin will not improve any faster and you may have a greater risk of side effects.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse after 12 weeks.

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