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Acnedap Gel 15 Gm

Acnedap Gel 15 Gm


    • Rs. 248.00

    Uses :

    Dapsone is used to treat acne and pimples. It helps to decrease the severity of acne and pimples and heal quickly. Additionally, it is used to treat skin diseases such as leprosy, malaria, and psoriasis.

    Mode of drug action

    Dapsone belongs to sulfone antibiotics. It has both anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. It slows down the growth by preventing folic acid synthesis in the organisms.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of dapsone are skin peeling, skin rash, skin redness, pale skin, unusual bruising, and irritation at the site of application. Dapsone may enter into the blood and cause minor side effects such as fever, headache, sore throat, tiredness, rapid heart rate, and dizziness.


    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Individuals with lung or heart diseases should take the drug with caution. Talk with the doctor before using the Acnedap medication.

    • The doctor may suggest Acnedap drug for the pregnant women to treat leprosy, but it should be taken strictly under medical supervision.

    • Acnedap may decrease the blood counts, so regular monitoring of blood levels should be done.

    • Acnedap is available in different dosage forms such as gel, cream, and lotion.

    • Before using the Acnedap medication, wash hands, gently clean the affected area with mild soap, and pat dry. Apply a small amount of medication to the affected site as a thin layer.

    • Use Acnedap drug regularly at the same time without missing the dose to avail most benefits of the drug.

    What else should I know?

    1. How long should I use dapsone? Patients should use dapsone for at least for 3 days for maximum benefits. Report it to the doctor if the condition does not improve in 5 days.

    2. Is it safe during pregnancy? No, dapsone has adverse effects towards fetus. So, pregnant women should avoid the drug.

    3. How often should I use the drug? Depending upon the brand, the drug can be applied thrice a day. Discuss with your doctor about the dosage of the drug.

    4. Is dapsone safe for nursing mother? No. Dapsone passes into the breast milk and may harm unborn.

    5. How to store dapsone medication? Dapsone should be stored in a cool place and protected from contamination. Discard the medicine if the container is broken.

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