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Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I never had pimple before but once I turned 23, I was having pimples once in a while and later it was covered in my chicks. Nothing was working out for me so I decided to see a dermatologist and he recommended Aczone. I have started using it last November 2012 and still using it. My face is fully cleared now and it is smooth just like it was before and no spots. Although I do get pimple once in a while but it just got away. Also I don't use make up much may be that's why it got cleared and nice. Overall, I Love it and I am glad that Doctor prescribed me this one. But I just don't know how long I should use it for because my tube is getting empty and I wont get any more refills.
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I'm in my early 20's and have been dealing with acne since secondary school. Nothing has worked for me, both oral and creams or gels. About a week and a half ago I went to a new dermatologist. He prescribed Aczone. Deciding why not I gave it a go. It's now a full week in and I'm noticing an improvement. I realized that I still have larger bumps but my smaller bumps are basically diminished. I look toward to continuing the use of this product.
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I'm 18 and I never had bad acne when I was younger. Then when I was 16 started on birth control. My hormones went crazy and I started breaking out everywhere. I went to my dermatologists and she recommended Aczone along with using Cetaphil face wash twice a day. I started seeing results after a couple of days. It did take time to see full results. After 2 1/2 months I had beautiful clear skin, which is something I hadn't seen in a long time. I suggest you have patience with this product. I know I did and I am very pleased with the results.
Review by SunshineAgain (taken for less than 1 month):
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: Over the past year my skin has broken out so bad it left dark spots and looks horrible. My face, chest and back, I'm 32, no longer a teen, so this was unusual. I finally went to see a dermatologist, he examined my skin and prescribed Ziana gel, Aczone, and Doryx (oral antibiotic). It's been two weeks since using all three and my skin has done a 360. My skin feels like a baby's bottom and hasn't been this clear since I was on birth control. I have stopped taking the Doryx as taking antibiotics for a long period of time kills good and bad bacteria. My daily facial routine: wash with Dove sensitive skin soap, Aczone & Palmer fragrance free coco butter lotion in the morning, and Ziana gel at night. I would pay the $25 for Aczone as it works for me.
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I am 43 years old and have been cursed with cystic acne on my chin for for the last 20 years! I have tried everything! Accutane, smooth beam laser, nothing lasted. Cysts came back. I started using spironolactone, had high hopes, but it lowered my blood pressure so I had to stop. The Dermatologist gave me Aczone told me to use 2 times a day and use benzyol peroxide face wash once a day at night (I use clean and clear benzyol peroxide face wash). It took over 2 months and now I am completely clear! I went back to dermatologist after 6 weeks in tears because my face was worse than ever. He told me to keep using it and give it three months. I am SO GLAD I listened. I had given up. I did not expect it to work because nothing else did. LOVE THIS!
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Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I have cystic acne around jaw line and chin, doctor prescribed Aczone, have been using for 4 weeks and as of now I'm not happy nor satisfied. Within first week my skin appeared smoother and smaller pores. During the second week I broke out in cheekbones (possible result of new blush) but after use of Aczone every day none of my acne has gone away. Going to give 2 more weeks before going back to dermatologist.
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I have had severe grade 4 cystic acne for well over 10 years now. I only really get cystic acne on my chin and jaw line (the rest of my skin is immaculate) and I don't have these nodules constantly, just every month or so. My nodules were so bad and large that I would need 3 to 4 injections to bring the swelling down. My initial road with Aczone was rough and truthfully did not work very well until I started to use it with other products. I still continued to break out and was losing hope, however Aczone in combination with these 2 other products has worked miracles for me. I use Equate BP cleanser and Alpha Hydrox intensive serum 14% (the best product ever) over the Aczone 2 times a day and my results have been amazing.
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Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I'm a 46yr old female with cystic/hormonal acne. My dermatologist just prescribed this medication to me a few days ago, along with Retin A and Solodyne (oral antibiotic). The Aczone leaves my skin very white and dry in the areas I put it on. My whole chin area, jaw area is like walking around with white chalk on my face. I do use moisturizer over it, but it still returns when the moisturizer dries. The cystic bumps appears to gotten smaller rather quickly which is what I like about it. I just don't like the dry white flakiness it leaves behind. Maybe I'll switch to only at night and see what happens.
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I m 36 years old and in the last 5 months I have had terrible severe acne in the chin area. Two weeks ago my doctor prescribed Aczone to me and it is working. There are no new ones as I used to have 1-2 new pumps everyday. So happy with the cream. I'm taking another cream called Retin-A-Micro and antibiotic.
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I had great skin until I hit 40 and had breakouts that almost looked like a rash along my jawline and forehead. I was getting scarring and comments about the "rash" on my neck. I have been using for 4 days and I am amazed at the difference in my skin. My skin is not dry and feels baby smooth!
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I absolutely LOVE Aczone. I'm only 12, almost 13, but I started getting somewhat severe acne after I turned 11. The first thing I tried was Proactiv, which didn't work, then I tried Neutrogena, which also didn't work, and I have also used about 6 other tropical treatments that barely worked. In January 2012, I finally went to a dermatologist for help, and he had me try Epiduo with some acne antibiotic, and it worked pretty well for two months, but then I started getting bad breakouts again. When I went back to the dermatologist, he said I may have a different type of bacteria in my acne, so he said Aczone may be better for me, and a different antibiotic. I've been using Aczone and the antibiotic for almost a month, and my face is almost clear!
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Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I have papular acne on my chest, back and face. I also get nodular acne and the occasional hormonal cyst on my chin. I was using the exposed Skincare line which I liked really well. I used that for about 4 years. In that time period, I started taking birth control. They all made me sick, so I stopped taking them. When I stopped, the acne flared up and nothing would help. My dermatologist first put me on Ziana, Solodyn and Aczone. I've gotten to where I only use the Aczone. It's all I need once a day and it does wonders! I stopped using it for a while because the 2nd prescription without coupon was expensive. But when I tried other things, the acne came back. So I shelled out for it and so glad I did! Been about 4 months.
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: Aczone is amazing! I am 36 years old and have had adult acne my whole adult life. As I got older it changed but I had never known a time where I wasn't breaking out somewhere. I've been to dermatologists for years and nothing they gave me ever worked. While my acne was not severe it did make me self conscious. I went to a new dermatologist a year ago and she prescribed Aczone. She told me it could take up to 2 months to work but I thought I'd try it. This is seriously the miracle I've been looking for, it started working right away. I no longer get cystic acne and when I do get a blemish Aczone dramatically cuts down on the heal time, it pretty much makes my acne go away within a couple of days & I haven't had any dryness.
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dapsone for Acne: I am 28 and have struggled with acne for 13 years. I had tried everything (benzoyl peroxide products flared my acne). I recently became a dermatology nurse, where I was fortunate enough to sample Aczone. I am so happy I did. My skin feels smoother and I haven't had any significant pimples since I started using the gel. I only apply it 3- 4 times a week. It even keeps away menstrual breakouts. I love this product!
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I am a 40yr old female. I have had acne since I was 13. I noticed bumps all over my forehead for years along with a large cystic pimple a couple times a year. 6 weeks ago my dermatologist prescribed Aczone along with 2 antibiotics(1 oral 1 topical--Solodyn and Ziana). This has been the perfect trifecta of treatment! My forehead has not been this clear since I was a a kid and my skin is significantly less greasy. Highly recommend!!
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I have been using Aczone for about a month now. I have had acne for years. I am now 26 and have recently experienced a pretty bad flareup of my acne, so for the first time I went to the dermatologist. After a couple of bad products, I finally got introduced to Aczone...and I love it. Since starting on it, my skin has cleared up dramatically without peeling or sensitivity issues. I use it once a day and have managed to still be using the tiny 3 g tube that I got as a sample, so a little goes a long way. I have a coupon for it when I finally fill my prescription (which I WILL be doing, regardless of the cost). Also, it's important for me to say that I am not on anything else--just Aczone.
22 users found this comment helpful.
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: Well I'm an 18 year old senior girl in high school. I had never really had acne until I was a junior(17) just the normal pimple here and there but it got really bad last year. I went to the dermatologist on Dec 9 2011, they put me on pills (antibiotics) Aczone and Altrain Gel. Its January 30 2012 and my face looks like very little has changed.
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I have very oil skin especially forehead, cheeks and chin area. I'm 36 and always had perfect skin...well until a year ago. Constant breakouts on all oily prone areas of skin. I will get a pimple and a dark spot to follow. So now the pimple disappears and you have this hideous dark scar. So after trying everything under the sun. I went back to my dermatologist and she put me on Aczone. Please people try this..with every acne medicine your skin may get worse before better (unfortunately) don't give up and don't stress! Continue to use the product. Wash your face with a mild cleanser free of salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide, which will irritate your skin and make the drying worse. Aczone is fantastic it works! Use with Differin!
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I have been using this for 1 week with an antibiotic called Solodyn (Minocycline). I have light acne but my biggest problem was painful hormonal cysts on my chin and this did not leave me dry like Retin-A did. I had noticeable results in just 1 week! With any skin issue I know that results don't happen overnight but I am so happy with this product that I had to review it!
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Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: Black female with cystic acne and dark spots on cheeks and under chin! I am so happy with Aczone. 2 months in and I look different without the bumps on my face. It is also slowly breaking up my dark spots too! Really calmed down my acne and I feel good about the progress!
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Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: Aczone is the best acne product to ever happen to me! I'm 23 and have tried nearly everything from Accutane, oral acne medications, creams, cleansers, masques, etc. for the first time in nearly ten years I have clear skin! The difference is Aczone. I use it in the morning under makeup or without and it controls the oil and reduces inflammation. It drys out my skin but doesn't flake or peel.
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I've had perfect skin until I started to balance out school, work and bills. I broke out horribly in my chin and nothing I tried seemed to help. I tried Dr. Murad, Skin ID, Mary Kay, over the counter medication and NOTHING helped. I have a small face so the acne would be very noticeable all around my chin area. I went to the dermatologist and he prescribed a combination of Doryx, Aczone and Vetlin. I've been on it for about a month an a half and I love this! My face has cleared up tremendously to the point that people are noticing my skin again! I'm down to just 3 pimples on my chin/cheek right now. This product works when used PROPERLY. You should also apply a good moisturizer like Neutragena with dark spot reduction!
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I am 46 and have had moderate adult acne for several years. In the past year, it changed to cystic acne and was getting worse and worse. My dermatologist prescribed Aczone and I have been on it for a little over 2 months. I have noticed no improvement at all, in fact the problem has worsened. Just when it looks like things are clearing up, I will get another cyst in the same place as before, making the scarring worse. I have given up on Aczone and will be starting Accutane/Isotetinoin in about a week.
Aczone (dapsone) for Acne: I'm 46, my face broke out a little. it wasn't that bad, but I wanted my face clear like it use to be. Now after using Aczone once a day for four weeks my face looks bad. My doctor wants to see me in another four weeks. I have it's been another two weeks and my face looks bad.
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