What is Dapsone topical?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Dapsone topical is an antibiotic skin product used for the treatment of acne vulgaris.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dapsone topical

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Dapsone topical

Dosage Patients
5 % twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Dapsone topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Dapsone topical


Currently taking Dapsone topical

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped taking Dapsone topical

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 2
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Dapsone topical and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Tetracycline 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Dapsone topical.