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Acnedap Plus Gel


Overview

Introduction

Acnedap Plus Gel is a combination medicine that is used to treats acne. It minimizes excessive oil production, thus reduces inflammation. It also prevents the growth of the microorganisms that cause acne. This also helps to prevent pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads on the skin.

Acnedap Plus Gel is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. A thin layer of the medicine should be applied only to the affected areas of the skin with clean and dry hands. Wash your hands before and after applying the medicine. If it gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina rinse with water. It may take several days to weeks for your symptoms to improve, but you should keep using this medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed to ensure better efficacy of the medicine. If your condition does not improve or gets worse, you should talk to your doctor.

This is usually a safe medicine, however, it may cause dryness, peeling, redness, and burning sensation at the application site. These side effects are usually mild and self-limiting. Most of these side effects can be prevented by using a skin moisturizer and drinking plenty of water. Serious side effects are rare. You must consult the doctor if you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.).

Before using this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use this medicine with proper consultation and caution. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. During the course of the treatment, do not touch, prick or scratch the infected skin areas as this may worsen or spread the acne. Avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen before stepping out in the sun. It is also advised, not to receive any cosmetic procedures without asking your doctor.

Uses of Acnedap Plus Gel

Side effects of Acnedap Plus Gel

Common
  • Skin irritation
  • Itching
  • Burning sensation at the site of application
  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Dryness

How to use Acnedap Plus Gel

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.

How Acnedap Plus Gel works

Acnedap Plus Gel is a combination of two medicines: Dapsone and Adapalene which treat acne (pimples). Dapsone is an antibiotic which stops the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication.Adapalene is a form of vitamin A which prevents accumulation of the sebum (skin’s natural oil), unblocks the pores and allows natural exfoliation of the outer layers of skin.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Acnedap Plus Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Acnedap Plus Gel is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

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Dear sir or madam , I am having acne on my face i badly need to clear it out .Can u suggest some solution
Dr. Arpit Shrimal
Dermatology
Dermadew acne soap Acnedap gel twice daily. Episoft AC cream as moisturizer
Pimples in my face and scratches
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
For pimples Use acnedap plus gel - once daily in the evening for 4-5hrs over the pimples and wash off Dnt rub Wash off immediately if there is irritation Continue for 2months minimum Take proper sunprotection during day.
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References
  1. Drugs.com. Dapsone. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Adapalene topocal. Canada: Galderma Production Canada Inc; 2007. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. DailyMed. Dapsone. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Adapalene. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Acnedap Plus Gel. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
350.9
15 gm in 1 tube
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