What is a Generic Drug?

A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.

The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.

Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.

Aczone Gel (Dapsone)


Aczone Gel (Dapsone)

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Generic Equivalent - Aczone Gel (Dapsone)

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    Aczone 7.5% is a prescription gel product used to treat Acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age and older. Aczone is a topical medication applied to the skin. It should not be ingested or used internally.

    Acne vulgaris is a chronic condition of the skin where pores, where hair follicles reside, become plugged with dead skin cells or oil. Acne vulgaris is the same condition common amongst teenagers and adults.

    Symptoms of acne vulgaris may include inflamed blackheads, pus-filled pimples, and painful red bumps on the face.


    Apply a small amount to the affected area of the face once daily as directed by your physician. Aczone may be used on other parts of the body as directed by a healthcare professional.

    Do not mix Aczone with other topical medications.

    Follow the Aczone gel directions provided by your physician.


    The active ingredient in Aczone is dapsone.

    It is not known how dapsone works to treat acne vulgaris.

    If your acne symptoms do not improve within 12 weeks after starting Aczone, talk to your doctor. You may need to try a different medication.


    Common drug-drug interactions with Aczone may include:

    • Anesthetics
    • Benzoyl peroxide
    • Methemoglobinemia
    • Nitric oxide
    • Prilocaine
    • Sodium nitrite
    • Trimethoprim

    Tell your doctor about any new medications you start while taking Aczone or other prescription medications. 


    Tell your doctor if you have a history of Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency before you start using Aczone. Aczone may worsen a condition called hemolysis.

    Tell your doctor if you have a history of methemoglobinemia. Aczone has been known to rarely cause this condition.

    Side Effects

    Some of the common Aczone gel side effects of Aczone may include:

    • Application site rash
    • Erythematous rash
    • Facial edema
    • Lip edema
    • Periorbital swelling
    • Sinusitis
    • Skin rash

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    Aczone [package insert]. Irvine, CA: Allergan; 2016.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

    Product Code : 12154

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