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ACZONE® Gel is a prescription medicine used on your skin (topical) to treat acne in people 12 years and older.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Do not use ACZONE® Gel if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in ACZONE® Gel or if you are younger than 12 years of age.
Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD) which may put you at a greater risk for developing a low red blood cell count. If you experience signs and symptoms such as back pain, breathlessness, tiredness/weakness with daily activities, dark-brown urine, high fever, and yellow or pale skin, stop use and call your doctor immediately.
The most common side effects of ACZONE® Gel are dryness, redness, oiliness, and peeling of the skin being treated.
Talk to your doctor about any medications you’re using including topical benzoyl peroxide (BPO). Use of BPO with ACZONE® Gel may cause your skin to temporarily turn yellow or orange at the site of application.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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- IMS Health, Inc. Vector One®: National (VONA), Plymouth Meeting, PA: IMS Health, Inc.; January 2013.
- ACZONE® Prescribing Information.
- MMIT Formulary Compass, data as of April 25, 2013.