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Nicotinamide Topical Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 4%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Acne Rosacea

Apply a thin layer to the affected area(s) 2 times a day

Comments:
-The skin should be thoroughly washed with warm water and soap prior to application.
-Makeup and other topical acne drugs may be applied over the affected area(s).
-Some experts recommend follow-up with a dermatologist after 8 to 12 weeks of treatment.

Use: To improve the appearance of acne blemishes

Usual Pediatric Dose for Acne

Children: Apply a thin layer to the affected area(s) 2 times a day

Comments:
-The skin should be thoroughly washed with warm water and soap prior to application.
-Makeup and other topical acne drugs may be applied over the affected area(s).
-Some experts recommend follow-up with a dermatologist after 8 to 12 weeks of treatment.

Use: To improve the appearance of acne blemishes

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Treatment should cover the affected area.

Storage requirements:
-Gel formulation: Avoid temperatures above 25C.
-Cream formulation: Avoid freezing.

General:
-This drug may help to decrease redness, make acne appear blemishes less inflamed, and improve inflammation and irritation resulting from topical acne drugs.

Patient advice:
-Patients should be advised to contact their healthcare provider if excessive irritation, dryness, or peeling occur.
-Patients should be told to limit application to affected areas, avoiding the eyes, nose, and mouth.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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