Acanya Topical Gel 2.5%/1.2%
DO NOT take this medicine by mouth.
Apply the medicine to the affected area.
Wash the area first. Apply the medicine to the skin and then allow to dry for a few minutes.
Do not cover the area after applying the medicine.
Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.
Do not use any other acne medicines on your skin while using this medicine unless instructed by your doctor.
Avoid getting the medicine in the eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash the medicine off your fingers after applying it.
Gently rub the medicine into area until evenly spread.
This medicine may bleach fabric or hair.
Avoid prolonged or excessive sunlight exposure. Use sunscreen lotion with SPF 15 or higher.
Wash your hands after applying the medicine.
Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.
Please tell your doctor if you have moderate to severe diarrhea while on this medicine. Do not treat the diarrhea with over-the-counter diarrhea medicine.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- burning or stinging
- dry skin
- skin irritation such as redness, itching, rash, or burning
- increased risk of sunburn
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- severe, watery or bloody diarrhea
- stomach pain
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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