Acnedap 5 % Gel
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Acnedap 5 % Gel which is also known as diaminodiphenyl sulfone or DDS for short, is an antibiotic which is commonly used in combination with rifampicin and clofazimine for the treatment of leprosy. It is also used as a second-line medication for the treatment and prevention of pneumocystis pneumonia and also in the prevention of toxoplasmosis in those patients who have poor immune function.
In addition, it is also used in the treatment of acne, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other various skin related conditions. Acnedap 5 % Gel is available both topically and by mouth. Acnedap 5 % Gel via the mouth was one of the first medications used in the treatment of moderate to severe acne, and is still sometimes prescribed for the treatment of severe cases.
Acnedap 5 % Gel Details
Composition = Dapsone
Dosage = 5 %
Indication = leprosy
Manufacturer = Cipla Ltd
What Is Acnedap 5 % Gel?
Acnedap 5 % Gel is used for Acne, Pimples and chronic autoimmune skin condition, Skin diseases, Dermatitis herpetiformis and other conditions. Acnedap 5 % Gel may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Acnedap Gel 5% contains Dapsone Topical as an active ingredient. Acnedap 5 % Gel works by treating the acne vulgaris infection.
How Does Acnedap 5 % Gel Work?
Acnedap 5 % Gel is an antibiotic used for the treatment of leprosy. The drug interferes with the bacterial synthesis and the formation of dihydrofolic acid. This replaces the para-aminobenzoate and thus helps reduce the symptoms related to leprosy.
What Is Route Of Administration?
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
Dosage Of Acnedap 5 % Gel
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Side Effects Of Acnedap 5 % Gel
Increased sensitivity to light
Liver function abnormal
Tingling sensation of extremity
Drug To Drug Interaction
Live cholera vaccine
While Tacking Acnedap 5 % Gel
Apply a thin layer to the entire face and other affected areas as instructed by your doctor.
Take care to avoid getting the gel in the eyes, mouth or nose. If it happens, rinse it out with plenty of warm water.
Do not apply it on broken, infected or sunburnt areas of skin.
Do not use more amount or more often than recommended as that will not make it any more effective but may irritate your skin.
It may cause dryness and itching of the skin being treated. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
Do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
Wash your hands before and after applying Acnedap 5 % Gel. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
Do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Acnedap 5 % Gel. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
Applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.
Uses Of Acnedap 5 % Gel
This medication is an antibacterial drug, prescribed for leprosy and skin infections either alone or with other medications. It stops the bacterial growth.
Storage Of Acnedap 5 % Gel
Store it at controlled room temperature (20°-25°C). Protect from light.