Acnedap Gel 15 gm

Acnedap Gel 15 gm

Cipla Ltd
Uses of Acnedap Gel 15 gm:
Composition of Acnedap Gel 15 gm:
Dapsone 5% w/w
MRP: 481.85 Inclusive of all Taxes
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Dapsone is generally used in treatment of the treatment of leprosy.

Side effects

  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Dapsone syndrome
  • Headache
  • Increased sensitivity to light
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Itchy rash
  • Jaundice
  • Liver function abnormal
  • Liver inflammation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Nerve injury
  • Tachycardia
  • Tingling sensation of extremity
  • Vomiting

How to use

Dapsone is meant for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. For directions before use, please check the label. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How it works

Dapsone 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.
Q. Is Dapsone a steroid, retinoid, immunosuppressant or sulfa drug?
Dapsone is a sulfa drug used mainly to treat leprosy

Q. Is Dapsone available over the counter?
No. Dapsone belongs to schedule H category of drugs and it is available only on valid prescription

Q. Does Dapsone cause itching, tiredness, weight gain, weight loss, hair loss or yeast infections?
Dapsone may cause itching, tiredness, and loss of appetite. It is not reported to cause weight gain or loss, hair loss or yeast infections. Consult your doctor if you experience such side effects

Q. Does Dapsone topical work?
Dapsone gel is used topically for the treatment of acne (pimples).
  • Dapsone should be used with caution in patients with heart or lung disease.Regular blood counts should be performed during treatment with Dapsone to check incidence of hemolysis (breakdown of red blood cells).If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, but suffering from leprosy, your doctor may prescribe you folic acid supplements along with Dapsone.

Product Details

SKU: PC-47632
Product Description: Acnedap Gel 15 gm is manufactured by Cipla Ltd
Packing: Tube
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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