ACZONE

Brand name authorized in: Canada New Zealand United States

Active ingredients

The drug ACZONE contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Dapsone
UNII 8W5C518302 - DAPSONE

Dapsone is a sulfone active against a wide range of bacteria. Dapsones mechanism of action is probably similar to that of the sulfonamides which involves inhibition of folic acid synthesis in susceptible organisms.

Read about Dapsone

Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Dapsone
D Dermatologicals → D10 Anti-acne preparations → D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical use → D10AX Other anti-acne preparations for topical use
Discover more medicines within D10AX05

Medication package inserts

Below package inserts are available for further reading:

Title
Type
Country
Structured Product Labeling (SPL/PLR)
US

Unique identifiers

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
NZ
Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority
Identifier(s): 18304
US
FDA, National Drug Code
Identifier(s): 0023-3670, 0023-5206, 16110-526