Important safety information prescribing information for healthcare professionals

a new once-a-day acne treatment.

New ACZONE® (dapsone) Gel, 7.5% is a once-a-day acne treatment proven in clinical studies to deliver clearer skin in just 12 weeks.1

While one of my favorite parts of the job is being able to travel the world, my on-the-go schedule can encounter several inconsistencies, like lack of sleep or environmental changes.2,3 Finding a balance with a healthy lifestyle and consistent skin care regimen has helped me tremendously.  I also visited my dermatologist and was prescribed ACZONE© Gel, 7.5% to treat my acne.* —Kate Bosworth, Actress, Producer and Model.

*This statement represents a sponsored partnership between Kate Bosworth and Allergan to promote ACZONE® (dapsone) Gel, 7.5%. Individual results may vary.

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With ACZONE®, you can have less acne to think about.

Treats acneone treatment. once a day.1

ACZONE® (dapsone) Gel, 7.5% is a clinically proven, FDA-approved acne treatment that you use just once a day.1 Think ACZONE® might be right for you? Ask your dermatologist today.

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Proven in clinical studies, people who used ACZONE® saw an improvement in their acne in 12 weeks.1

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One product, once a day, any time.1

ACZONE® (dapsone) GEL, 7.5% IMPORTANT INFORMATION
APPROVED USE

ACZONE® (dapsone) Gel, 7.5% is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat acne in people 12 years and older.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD) or higher than normal levels of methemoglobin in your blood (methemoglobinemia).

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 and facial hair to temporarily turn yellow or orange at the site of application.

ACZONE® Gel 7.5% may cause serious side effects, including:

  • A decrease of oxygen in your blood caused by a certain type of abnormal red blood cell (methemoglobinemia). If your lips, nail beds, or the inside of your mouth turns gray or blue, stop using ACZONE® Gel 7.5% and get medical help right away.
  • A breakdown of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia) for some people with G6PD deficiency using ACZONE® Gel 7.5%. Stop using ACZONE® Gel 7.5%, and call your doctor right away if you get any of the following signs and symptoms: back pain, breathlessness, tiredness/weakness, dark‑brown urine, fever, or yellow or pale skin.

The most common side effects of ACZONE® Gel are dryness and itching of the skin being treated.

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.

Please click here for the full Product Information.

References:

1. ACZONE® 7.5% Prescribing Information.

2. Glozier, N. et al. Short Sleep Duration in Prevalent and Persistent Psychological Distress in Young Adults: The DRIVE Study, 2010; 33 (9); 1139-1145.

3. American Academy of Dermatology, “Adult acne.” https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/acne-and-rosacea/adult-acne Last accessed on December 7, 2015.

ACZONE® (dapsone) Gel, 7.5% is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat acne in people 12 years and older.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD) or higher than normal levels of methemoglobin in your blood (methemoglobinemia).

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 and facial hair to temporarily turn yellow or orange at the site of application.

ACZONE® Gel 7.5% may cause serious side effects, including:

  • A decrease of oxygen in your blood caused by a certain type of abnormal red blood cell (methemoglobinemia). If your lips, nail beds, or the inside of your mouth turns gray or blue, stop using ACZONE® Gel 7.5% and get medical help right away.
  • A breakdown of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia) for some people with G6PD deficiency using ACZONE® Gel 7.5%. Stop using ACZONE® Gel 7.5%, and call your doctor right away if you get any of the following signs and symptoms: back pain, breathlessness, tiredness/weakness, dark-brown urine, fever, or yellow or pale skin.

The most common side effects of ACZONE® Gel are dryness and itching of the skin being treated.

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.

Please click here for the full Product Information.

References:

1. ACZONE® 7.5% Prescribing Information.

2. Glozier, N. et al. Short Sleep Duration in Prevalent and Persistent Psychological Distress in Young Adults: The DRIVE Study, 2010; 33 (9); 1139-1145.

3. American Academy of Dermatology, “Adult acne.” https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/acne-and-rosacea/adult-acne Last accessed on December 7, 2015.