Indications for: AMZEEQ

Inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris.

Limitations of Use:

Not been evaluated in the treatment of infections.

Adults and Children:

<9yrs: not established. ≥9yrs: apply at the same time each day ≥1hr before bedtime. Rub gently into affected area(s); repeat as needed. Avoid bathing, showering or swimming for ≥1hr after application.

AMZEEQ Warnings/Precautions:

Not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use. Monitor blood, renal, and hepatic function periodically. Monitor for visual disturbances. History of intracranial hypertension. Overweight women. Avoid sunlight or UV light; discontinue at 1st sign of sunburn. Discontinue if serious skin reactions (eg, Stevens Johnson syndrome, erythema multiforme, DRESS syndrome) or superinfection develop. Hepatic or renal impairment. Product is flammable. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

AMZEEQ Classification:

Tetracycline antibiotic.

AMZEEQ Interactions:

Avoid concomitant penicillins, isotretinoin. May need to reduce concomitant anticoagulant dose. May interfere with fluorescence test.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache; teeth discoloration, delayed skeletal development, intracranial hypertension, CNS effects, C. difficile-associated diarrhea, increased BUN, hepatotoxicity, renal toxicity, photosensitivity, skin/hypersensitivity reactions (may be severe), hyperpigmentation, autoimmune syndromes (eg, lupus-like syndrome, serum sickness; discontinue if symptoms occur).

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