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Allergan Announces FDA Approval of Aczone (dapsone) Gel, 7.5% for Treatment of Acne Vulgaris

Posted 28 Feb 2016 by Drugs.com

DUBLIN, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Aczone (dapsone) Gel, 7.5%, a new prescription topical treatment for acne in patients 12 years of age and older. Aczone Gel, 7.5% delivers proven efficacy to treat both inflammatory ...

Health Tip: Understanding Antibiotics

Posted 9 Dec 2015 by Drugs.com

-- By taking an antibiotic as prescribed, you can get well faster and help prevent germs from becoming resistant to your medication. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these antibiotic guidelines: Never skip a dose of antibiotic. Always take it on schedule, as directed. Never stop taking an antibiotic early. Always take the entire prescription, unless your doctor tells ...

Acne Gel Aczone Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn

Posted 29 Jan 2015 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 – For certain people, the acne treatment Aczone may be linked to a rare blood disorder, a new case study contends. A 19-year-old woman who had used Aczone – the skin gel version of the drug dapsone – for a week developed a serious condition called methemoglobinemia. The patient showed up at a Pittsburgh emergency room with a headache, shortness of breath, and blue lips ...

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