dapsone

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dapsone

[′dap‚sōn]
(pharmacology)
4,4′-sulfonyldianiline
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FDA-APPROVED USE ACZONE Gel is a prescription medicine used on your skin (topical) to treat acne in people 12 years and older.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION Do not use ACZONE Gel if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in ACZONE Gel or if you are younger than 12 years of age.
The most common side effects of ACZONE Gel are dryness, redness, oiliness, and peeling of the skin being treated.
Use of BPO with ACZONE Gel may cause your skin to temporarily turn yellow or orange at the site of application.
to fully divest QLT's worldwide rights to Aczone, a prescription topical medicine approved in the United States and Canada for the treatment of acne vulgaris.
ACZONE is an aqueous topical gel containing 5% dapsone.
Such statements include, but are not limited to: our expectations concerning any plans, ability and timing to return a portion of the proceeds of the asset divestments to shareholders; our statements related to the proposed divestments of each of Aczone and our real estate, including our expectations as to the closing of these transactions and the timing therefor; our plans to divest certain other non-core assets described in the press release; and statements which contain language such as "expects," "will," "plans," "potential," "intends," "believes" and similar expressions that do not relate to historical matters.
Aczone is the only acne treatment to harness the potential of dapsone in a topical formulation to provide patients with a convenient and effective therapy.
Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties which can cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors, which include, but are not limited to: QLT's ability, and the time period necessary to complete any divestment of Aczone is uncertain, and other factors as described in detail in QLT's Annual Information Form and Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other filings with the U.