Suitable Candidates

  • Inflammatory acne that has the potential to scar where there are no obvious contra-indications.

Unsuitable Candidates

  • Patients with comodones only, are not suitable candidates.


  • Pregnancy or breast feeding
  • Women of child bearing age unwilling to comply with mandatory contraceptive measures (two forms of contraception unless abstinence practiced or if surgically induced sterility).
  • Significant hepatic or renal disease


  • PABA allergy
  • Avoid pregnancy 1 month before, during and after use of this drug.
  • Depression
  • Pretreatment elevation in liver function tests or Trigycerides