What are the side effects of Aczone Gel?

Common side effects of Aczone Gel (dapsone) include red, peeling, dry, or oily skin. Serious side effects include:

  • allergic reaction, which might include throat swelling, trouble breathing, chest constriction, itchiness, hives, or rash
  • prickling sensations, numbness, or stinging of hands or feet
  • fever, chills, flu-like symptoms
  • persistent sore throat, shortness of breath
  • unusual mood swings
  • suicidal tendencies
  • persistent redness, blisters, swelling 
  • scaly skin
  • back pain 
  • yellow or pale skin 
  • blue tint to lips or nails 
  • pancreatitis and pharyngitis
 Tell your doctor if your acne worsens.

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