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Topical Acne Preparations

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Topical Acne Preparations Topical Acne Preparations Adult

Topical Acne Preparations - Handling

How should I handle Topical Acne Preparations safely?

Topical Acne Preparations - Storage

How should I store Topical Acne Preparations?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

How should I dispose of Topical Acne Preparations safely?

​Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.

Topical Acne Preparations - Additional Information

  • ​Avoid washing your face too often as this may increase the drying-out effect of your topical acne preparation. Wash your face 2 to 3 times a day only.
  • Avoid applying heavy make-up and using oily cosmetics. It is recommended to choose make-up products with non-oily formulas.
  • Avoid staying directly under sunlight for long durations. Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen product with Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 30 and wear protective clothing when you are exposed to direct sunlight.
  • These medications do not work immediately. You may need to apply the medication for a few weeks to see an improvement in you condition.    
  • Updated on Sunday, May 31, 2020
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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