Aczone (Dapsone)

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Aczone gel is a prescription medication used to treat acne. It is available in both brand and generic options. Select the prescribed dosage to view Aczone price and place your order. Save up to 90% and get FREE shipping with your medication shipped direct to your home.

Dapsone Gel 5%
Cipla Ltd
Aczone 5%
Bausch Health Canada


Medically reviewed by Dr. Meena Mattamana, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Medically reviewed by Dr. Meena Mattamana

Meena Mattamana is a fourth-year pharmacy student at the University of Colorado who has had clinical experiences in both community and ambulatory care settings. Her pharmacy interests include administration, psychiatry, and women’s health. She currently interns at a mental health center where she provides patient care and medication counseling.

Order Online

How to buy Aczone online?

Aczone can be ordered online through or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

A valid prescription from your doctor is required. Aczone is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a valid prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription.

The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded . Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time.

Refills are kept on file for future orders for your convenience. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order Aczone (Dapsone) from our online pharmacy?

Yes. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries.

We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee.

We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Aczone Cost

How much does Aczone cost?

We ensure that your Aczone price is the most affordable. View the cost comparison below:

Aczone 5% Gel – (60 grams)

  • Average US retail price – $595.14
  • Our price – $144.00

Dapsone 5% Gel – (60 grams)

  • Average US retail price – $515.04
  • Our price – $73.00

Is this price for Aczone without insurance?

Our affordable prices are made available without the need for insurance.

Our prices are often lower than the co-pay for those that have insurance. We are a solution for both those that have or do not have insurance.

Search for your medication to check and compare prices with your local pharmacy.

How much does shipping cost?

We focus on helping you save money. Our standard shipping is FREE.

Based on the medication source selected you will have options at the checkout page to select tracked ($15) or express shipping option ($25) if you so choose.

Why is Aczone cheaper from Canada than the United States?

Drug prices are regulated by the government in Canada and other parts of the world like the United Kingdom. This allows for a more affordable cost than in the United States.

We work hard to source medication from licensed pharmacies around the world to offer you the best value and quickest shipping options.

How to save on Aczone price?

A great way to save on your Aczone prescription is to order a 90-day supply of medication. We offer a lower price per unit when ordering a 3-month supply of medication compared to a 1-month supply.

Check with your provider about getting a 3-month supply of your medication. Alternatively, you can check if there are available pharmacy coupons that can be applied to your order.

What is the lowest price of Dapsone?

Dapsone 5% gel is available as low as $1.22 per gram.

Aczone Coupon

Is there a coupon for Aczone?

Simply enter Aczone coupon code ACZONE10 at checkout for instant $10 savings off your order. Minimum order value of $50.00. Please note coupon codes cannot be combined and are single-use only.

Aczone Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Aczone available?

Yes, a generic for Aczone gel is available. It is known as Dapsone gel and is available in a 5% and 7.5% gel.

How much cheaper is generic Aczone?

Typically, generic drugs are about 75- 80% lower in cost than the brand-name.

For instance, Aczone 5% gel costs about $144.00 for 60 grams while dapsone 5% gel costs $73.00 for 60 grams.

What is the difference between brand and generic Aczone?

Generic Aczone known as dapsone contains the same active ingredient as brand Aczone.

Both medications are indicated to treat the same conditions. Once the patent of a brand medication runs out then other companies can apply and manufacture the generic alternative.


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes, we ship across the United States. This saves you time and money by having your medication shipped right to your home

Is express shipping available?

Medication available from Canada will often have the quickest delivery time.

The cost for express shipping is $25.00 and has an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days from Canada to the United States.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the re-order section in your account.

You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc.

However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service for your convenience. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Aczone

What is Dapsone?

Dapsone is an antibacterial gel. It is applied topically to areas where bacterial growth has become an issue.


What is Aczone (Dapsone) used for?

Dapsone is indicated by the FDA for the treatment and management of acne in patients 9 years of age and older.

How does it work?

Dapsone works by inhibiting bacterial growth and reproduction at the site of application.


How to take Dapsone?

Dapsone gel is only to be used topically. Gently wash the area and pat dry. Apply a pea-sized amount of gel in a thin layer to the entire area once daily. Be sure to completely rub the gel into the skin. If after 12 weeks there is no improvement in acne, other treatment options should be considered.

What dosages are available?

Dapsone gel comes in a 5% and 7.5% topical gel.

What is the recommended dosage?

The recommended dose of dapsone is a pea-sized amount of either 5% or 7.5% gel applied to the affected area once daily.

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum dose of dapsone is dapsone 5% gel applied to affected area twice daily.

What to do if you miss a dose?

If you miss an application of dapsone gel, apply the gel as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose skip the missed dose and resume scheduled dosing as instructed by your provider.

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Dapsone?

Dapsone precautions include methemoglobinemia (too little oxygen delivered to cells), hemolysis (destruction of red blood cells), peripheral neuropathy, and skin reactions.

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Dapsone?

The most common side effects of dapsone include dry skin, erythema (skin redness), and skin peeling.


Does Aczone (Dapsone) interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Some medications can increase the risk of experiencing adverse events while using dapsone gel. Let your provider know of all medications you currently take, both prescription and over the counter. Applying other topical products along with dapsone gel can also increase the risk of adverse events and should be discussed with your provider.


How should Aczone (Dapsone) be stored?

Dapsone gel should be stored between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). Keep dapsone in a dry place away from the reach of children. Avoid freezing.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


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Aczone FAQ

Can I use other face products (moisturizer, cleanser, etc.) with Aczone?

Yes, a moisturizer is recommended while using Aczone to prevent dryness. A cleanser can be used before Aczone is applied.

Can Aczone make my acne worse?

It is not uncommon to experience acne “worsening” on Aczone before it starts to get better. That may be a sign that Aczone is starting to work. Talk to your doctor if you are concerned your acne is getting worse.

Can I wear makeup with Aczone?

Yes, makeup can be used after applying Aczone to the face.

How long does Aczone take to work?

Aczone may take up to 12 full weeks to work, but you will likely start noticing an improvement within 4-6 weeks of treatment.

Can I use an exfoliator with Aczone?

It is not recommended to use any abrasive products or peeling products on Aczone treated skin until treatment is completed.Aczone is a topical gel typically used for 12-weeks to treat acne vulgaris. Aczone has an active ingredient, dapsone, that helps heal acne with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.