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Dapsone Topical Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 5%7.5%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Acne

After the skin is gently washed and patted dry, apply approximately a pea-sized amount in a thin layer to the acne affected areas twice a day

Comments:
-This drug should be rubbed in gently and completely.
-Hands should be washed after application.
-If there is no improvement after 12 weeks, treatment should be reassessed.

Use: Topical treatment of acne vulgaris

Usual Pediatric Dose for Acne

12 years or older:
After the skin is gently washed and patted dry, apply approximately a pea-sized amount in a thin layer to the acne affected areas twice a day.

Comments:
-This drug should be rubbed in gently and completely.
-Hands should be washed after application.
-If there is no improvement after 12 weeks, treatment should be reassessed.

Use: Topical treatment of acne vulgaris

Renal Dose Adjustments

No data available

Liver Dose Adjustments

No data available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 12 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

No data available

Other Comments

Storage requirements:
-Protect from freezing

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