BENZAC AC GEL

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Generic :  Benzoyl Peroxide (2.5% w/w)

Treatment :  Acne

Pack size  :  30 GM ( Gel)

Manufacturer :  Galderma India Pvt Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$2.35

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Benzac AC 2.5% Gel is an anti-bacterial medicine that helps treat acne. Acne appears as spots or pimples on your face, chest, or back. This medicine works by killing acne-causing bacteria.

Benzac AC 2.5% Gel may be used alone or with other acne treatments. You should use it as advised by your doctor. Follow the instructions provided in the product leaflet to get the most out of this medicine. Wash and dry the affected area before medicine application. It is usually used once or twice a day. Do not apply it to damaged or broken skin and avoid contact with your mouth, eyes, and nose. It may take several weeks for your symptoms to improve, keep using it as advised. Consult your doctor after a month of regular use of this medicine, if your condition is not improving.

It is a safe medicine, but you should tell your doctor if you have other skin conditions and if you are using any other medicines, especially those applied to the skin. It may not be suitable if you have very sensitive skin. Ask your doctor about using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

 

BENEFITS OF BENZAC AC GEL

In Treatment of Acne

Benzac AC 2.5% Gel is an antimicrobial agent that treats acne, commonly called pimples. It kills the acne-causing bacteria and prevents spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes a few weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep using it even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. The earlier you start using it, the less likely you are to get scars. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne-free. It should not be used if you have eczema or sunburned skin.

 

HOW TO USE BENZAC AC GEL

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

 

HOW BENZAC AC GEL WORKS

Benzac AC 2.5% Gel is an organic compound. It has a keratolytic property, i.e., it even out the uneven skin. When applied on acne, it releases oxygen which kills the bacteria. This is how it works to cure your acne.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

No interaction found/established
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Benzac AC 2.5% Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Benzac AC 2.5% Gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

No interaction found/established
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Kidney

No interaction found/established
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Liver

No interaction found/established

 

Drug Interactions

  • ISOTRETINOIN
  • TRETINOIN
  • TRIFAROTENE
  • ADAPALENE
  • BEXAROTENE
  • DAPSONE

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE BENZAC AC GEL?

If you miss a dose of Benzac AC 2.5% Gel, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Benzac AC

  • Dry skin
  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Burning sensation
  • Itching
  • Skin peeling
  • Stinging sensation

FAQ's

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Q. How should Benzac AC 2.5% Gel be applied?

You should remove all of the make-up. Wash your hands and the affected area and gently dry. Put a thin layer of Benzac AC 2.5% Gel cream on the affected skin, using your fingertips. Apply it to the entire area affected by acne, not just each spot. After applying, wash your hands thoroughly with water.

Q. Should Benzac AC 2.5% Gel be left on overnight?

At the beginning of the treatment, Benzac AC 2.5% Gel is usually used once daily in the evening. The area is not washed off after application of Benzac AC 2.5% Gel, so it can be left overnight unless you experience irritation. However, if you experience irritation, consult your doctor.

Q. What should prompt me to discontinue Benzac AC 2.5% Gel?

You should discontinue Benzac AC 2.5% Gel and consult your doctor if you experience severe local irritation, which means severe redness, dryness and itching and stinging/burning sensation.

Q. What precautions should be followed while applying Benzac AC 2.5% Gel?

Use Benzac AC 2.5% Gel only on your skin. Keep it away from areas like your eyes, eyelids, lips, mouth and inside of the nose. If the medicine comes in contact with any of these areas, wash the affected area with water immediately. Avoid using Benzac AC 2.5% Gel on scratched or eroded skin and open wounds. Take care when using Benzac AC 2.5% Gel on sensitive areas of skin such as your neck. Benzac AC 2.5% Gel can make your skin more sensitive to the harmful effects of the sunlight. So, avoid the use of sunbeds/lamps and minimize the time you spend in the sun. You should use sunscreen and wear protective clothing while using Benzac AC 2.5% Gel. Avoid contact with hair as Benzac AC 2.5% Gel has bleaching properties. It can even bleach dyed or colored fabric, furniture or carpeting.

Q. How often should I apply Benzac AC 2.5% Gel?

The initial dose is preferably once daily in the evening. Later, the doctor will gradually increase the dose to twice daily (most probably morning and evening).

Q. How long does Benzac AC 2.5% Gel take to show its effects?

You may see an improvement after 4-6 weeks of treatment. You may need to use this treatment for longer to see the full benefits. This is normal for acne treatments. If your acne does not get better after 1 month or if it gets worse, talk to your doctor immediately.

Q. Do you apply moisturizer before or after Benzac AC 2.5% Gel?

You may apply moisturizer an hour after applying Benzac AC 2.5% Gel. Consult your doctor in case of any doubt or concern.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 30gm

pack form  – gel

 

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