skin-hair-icon

Dryness after acnewar gel

Hi. Doc has prescribed dapsone 5% w/w acnewar gel as a treatment for my pimples. My skin is getting very dry after applying it. I can see white spots due to dryness. Is it a side effect or this is how the gel works ?
views-icons 29 Views bookmarks-icon 1 Bookmark Bookmark this Answer
Bookmark
v

Doctor Answers (1) on Dryness after acnewar gel

doctor profile image
Dr. D.P. Jayanth Mysore | Dermatologist
Answered
Pimple creams can cause dry skin as a side effect . Stop the cream. Apply any moisturizer and consult dermatologist at the earliest. Avoid sun exposure between 10 am to 4 pm.
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
1/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO