Aczone

Active Ingredient(s): Dapsone
FDA Approved: * July 7, 2005
Pharm Company: * QLT USA
Category: Leprosy

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Aczone Overview

Dapsone, also known as diaminodiphenyl sulfone (DDS),[1] is an antibiotic commonly used in combination with rifampicin and clofazimine for the treatment of leprosy.[2] It is a second-line medication for the treatment and prevention of pneumocystis pneumonia and for the prevention of toxoplasmosis in those who have poor immune function.[2] Additionally, it has been used for acne, dermatitis herpetiformis, and various other skin conditions. ...

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Aczone side effects

Has anyone experienced any side effects while using Aczone and/or Atralin? I've been having some symptoms but I'm not sure if they are drug related or just sinus/cold related. I've been using the topicals for 6 weeks now and last week I began having bone aches/chills, slight fever, tiredness, sore throat, back tightness, and for a couple of days a strong urine smell. Those seem to have subsided but now I have a persistent headache (I never get headaches) and a dry cough. ## Have you talked to your doctor? Since they are both topical formulations, you really shouldn't absorb enough of the relevant medications to cause such severe side effects. This makes me suspect that they were probably more related to the cold/sinus issues. How are the headaches, have they improved any...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dapsone
  • Gel: 5%, 7.5%
  • Tablet: 100mg, 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Aczone: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0023-3670 Aczone 50 mg/g Topical Gel by Allergan, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Dapsone or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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