This medicine is a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions used to treat acne.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. An additional patient information leaflet is available with this medicine. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist any questions that you may have about this information. PRIME THE CONTAINER before the first use. TO PRIME THE CONTAINER, shake well. Gently tap the bottom of the can 3 times on the palm of your hand or another solid surface. Remove the cap. Hold the can upright over the sink. Press down on the actuator for 1 to 3 seconds until the tab breaks and foam appears. If foam does not appear within 3 second, repeat the entire process. GENTLY WASH the affected area with mild soap and water, rinse with warm water, and pat dry before each use. SHAKE WELL AND TAP THE BOTTOM OF THE CONTAINER 3 times on the palm of your hand or another solid surface before each use. TO USE THIS MEDICINE, hold the can upright. IF YOU ARE TREATING FACE ACNE, spray an amount the size of a marble into your hand. IF YOU ARE TREATING BACK OR CHEST ACNE, spray an amount the size of a walnut into your hand. APPLY THE FOAM to the affected area as directed by your doctor. Rub in completely. Wipe any excess foam off of the can after each use. WASH YOUR HANDS with soap and water after each use. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C), away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not freeze. Avoid temperatures above 120 degrees F (49 degrees C). Do not puncture, break, or burn the canister even if it appears to be empty. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children and away from pets. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT use 2 doses at once.
Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. ADDITIONAL MONITORING OF YOUR DOSE OR CONDITION may be needed if you are using other skin products or acne medicines. DO NOT START OR STOP any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about using this medicine.
SIDE EFFECTS that may occur while using this medicine include dryness; feeling of warmth; irritation; itching; peeling; redness; or stinging. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY if you experience excessive burning, itching, irritation, peeling, redness, or tenderness of your skin; extreme dryness; or swelling. AN ALLERGIC REACTION to this medicine is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue. This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
If overdose is suspected contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include excessive scaling or redness, or swelling at the application site. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. CHECK WITH YOUR PHARMACIST about how to dispose of unused medicine.