Manufacturer Cipla Ltd
Salt Composition Dapsone Topical (5% w/w)
MRP ₹ 438.00
Inclusive of all taxes
1 Tube of 15 gm gel
Acnedap Gel is used to treat acne. It helps reduce redness and swelling associated with acne (commonly known as pimples)
Uses / Indications: Acnedap 5 % Gel is used in the treatment of acne.
- Product composition:
- Dapsone Topical (5% w/w)
No interaction found
- Pregnancy interaction:
- Acnedap 5 % Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
- Expert advice:
- Before application, wash the affected area of the skin and dry with a clean towel. Wash your hands after application of dapsone on affected area. Avoid direct contact of lotion or shampoo with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor if you have glucoseâ€6â€phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (a birth defect) or high levels of methemoglobin in blood (methemoglobinemia). Seek immediate medical help if your lips, nail beds, or the inside of your mouth turn grey or blue. Seek immediate medical help if you observe any of these symptoms while on dapsone therapy: back pain, shortness of breath, tiredness, weakness, dark brown urine, fever, yellow, pale skin. Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. It should not take if patient is allergic to dapsone or any of its ingredients or sulfa drugs. It sholud not given to patients with porphyria (a rare hereditary disease in which there is abnormal metabolism of the blood pigment haemoglobin).
- Side Effects:
- Oily skin, Dry skin, Application site redness, Skin exfoliation.
- How to use:
- Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.
- How it works:
- Acnedap 5 % Gel is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the production of folic acid in bacteria, therefore stopping them growing.
- Faq for medicine:
- Is dapsone a steroid : Dapsone is a sulfa drug|Does dapsone topical work? : Dapsone gel is used topically for the treatment of acne (pimples).