Aczone vs Finacea

Aczone
(Rx)
Finacea
(Rx)
Aczone is an acne medication.
Finacea is a skin medication and an acne medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.3
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.6
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Acne
3.1
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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July 7, 2005
December 24, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,148 Discussions
9,144 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
Aczone is prescribed for Acne and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Rosacea
Finacea is prescribed for Acne and Rosacea and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Acz
Exfoliation
2
Bloating
1
Weight Gain
1
Sun Sensitivity
1
Candida
1
Early Period
1
Cancer
1
Bruise
1
Migraines
1
Paranoia
1
Fin
Peeling
5
Tingling
4
Bloating
1
Bruise
1
Cancer
1
Candida
1
Weight Gain
1
PMS
1
Paranoia
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
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Aczone
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Finacea
Fin
Exfoliation
Acz
Fin
2
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Bloating
Acz
Fin
1
1
Weight Gain
Acz
Fin
1
1
Sun Sensitivity
Acz
Fin
1
0
Candida
Acz
Fin
1
1
Early Period
Acz
Fin
1
0
Cancer
Acz
Fin
1
1
Bruise
Acz
Fin
1
1
Migraines
Acz
Fin
1
0
Paranoia
Acz
Fin
1
1
Peeling
Fin
Acz
5
0
Tingling
Fin
Acz
4
0
Bloating
Fin
Acz
1
1
Bruise
Fin
Acz
1
1
Cancer
Fin
Acz
1
1
Candida
Fin
Acz
1
1
Weight Gain
Fin
Acz
1
1
PMS
Fin
Acz
1
0
Paranoia
Fin
Acz
1
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Fin
Acz
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Aczone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Finacea during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aczone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Finacea and alcohol.
Method of use
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Gel
Foam, Gel
Dosages
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Gel: 5%, 7.5%
Foam: 15%
Gel: 15%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Dapsone
Azelaic Acid
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aczone and Finacea: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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