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Acnedap Plus Gel

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Adapalene, Dapsone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Used to treat acne, Acnedap gel is composed of Adapalene and Dapsone. It decreases the formation of blackheads and helps to renew skin faster. This medication helps to heal pimples quicker too by reducing skin inflammation and swelling.

If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medication, it is not to be used. If you suffer from sunburn or eczema, its usage is not advised as well. Alert your doctor if you are allergic to Vitamin A drugs and other retinoid drugs such as isotretinoin.

This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:

  • Skin Blistering

  • Acne Vulgaris

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:

  • Scaly Skin

  • Irritated Eyes

  • Dizziness

  • Redness Of Skin

  • Burning Sensation

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This medication mechanistically combines with certain retinoic acid nuclear receptors as well as retinoid X receptors. It does not combine with cytosolic receptor protein however. The exact working nature of this medication is not known. Another mechanism is the drug interferes with the bacterial synthesis and the formation of dihydrofolic acid. This replaces the para-aminobenzoate and thus helps reduce the symptoms related to leprosy.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine


    Do not take this medication in combination with Topical Benzoyl Peroxide, Oral Dapsone and others.

Ques: What is Acnedap Plus Gel?

Ans: Acnedap Plus Gel is a medication which has Adapalene and Dapsone as active elements present in it. As being a combination of two drugs: Dapsone and Adapalene which treat acne. Dapsone stops the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication.Adapalene is a form of vitamin A which prevents accumulation of the sebum, unblocks the pores and allows natural exfoliation of the outer layers of skin.

Ques: What are the uses of Acnedap Plus Gel?

Ans: Acnedap Plus Gel is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Acne, Pimples and chronic autoimmune skin condition,and Skin diseases.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Acnedap Plus Gel?

Ans: Side effects include Skin irritation, Itching, Burning sensation at the site of application, Redness of skin, and Dryness.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Acnedap Plus Gel?

Ans: Acnedap Plus Gel should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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About Acnedap Plus Gel
What are the uses of Acnedap Plus Gel
What are the contraindications of Acnedap Plus Gel ?
What are the side effects of Acnedap Plus Gel ?
Key highlights of Acnedap Plus Gel
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Acnedap Plus Gel ?
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