Aczone (dapsone) is an anti-infective medication.
Aczone is a topical gel used to help treat acne. The mechanism of action of in treating acne is not known. It is not for oral use. Use is contraindicated in persons with a hypersensitivity to dapsone.
Aczone gel may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Applies to dapsone topical: topical gel/jelly
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by dapsone topical (the active ingredient contained in Aczone). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking dapsone topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:
Incidence not known
Attempts at killing oneself
body aches or pain
dryness or soreness of throat
loss of appetite
pains in stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
tender, swollen glands in neck
tonic and clonic muscle movements
Reported in clinical trials
feeling sad or empty
feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior
feeling that others can hear your thoughts
feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there
loss of interest or pleasure
severe mood or mental changes
Some of the side effects that can occur with dapsone topical may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:
flushing, redness of skin
unusually warm skin
general feeling of discomfort or illness
muscle aches and pains
pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones
shortness of breath or trouble breathing
tightness of chest or wheezing
unusual tiredness or weakness
Incidence not known
Aczone (dapsone) gel General dosage information for the active ingredient contained in Aczone: Dapsone Topical (topical gel) Please confirm that the medication forms on the dosage document(s) above are relevant for the specific drug you are interested in
Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Minocycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, respiratory infections, skin infections, severe acne, gonorrhea, tick fever, chlamydia, and others. Minocycline may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.