Aczone 7.5%

  • Acne

Aczone 7.5% Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Dapsone 7.5%; gel.

Pharmacological Class


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How Supplied

Gel 5% (tubes)—30g, 60g, 90g; Gel 7.5% (pumps)—30g, 60g, 90g


Generic Availability


Aczone 7.5% Indications


Acne vulgaris.

Aczone 7.5% Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<9yrs: not established. Wash skin and pat dry. ≥9yrs: apply pea-sized amount to entire face or other affected area in a thin layer once daily. Rub in gently and completely. Wash hands after use. Reevaluate if no improvement after 12 weeks.

Aczone 7.5% Contraindications

Not Applicable

Aczone 7.5% Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Aczone 7.5% Warnings/Precautions


Avoid in congenital or idiopathic methemoglobinemia. G6PD deficiency: may have increased risk of methemoglobinemia or hemolytic anemia; discontinue if occurs. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Aczone 7.5% Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Aczone 7.5% Interactions


Increased risk of hemolysis in G6PD-deficient patients with concomitant trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, other folic acid antagonists (eg, pyrimethamine), anticonvulsants, rifampin, St. John's wort. Increased risk of methemoglobinemia with concomitant sulfonamides, acetaminophen, chloroquine, nitrates, nitrites, nitrofurantoin, phenobarbital, phenytoin, primaquine, quinine, and others. Skin/hair discoloration with topical benzoyl peroxide.

Aczone 7.5% Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Application site reactions (oiliness, peeling, dryness, erythema, pruritus).

Aczone 7.5% Clinical Trials

See Literature

Aczone 7.5% Note

Not Applicable

Aczone 7.5% Patient Counseling

See Literature