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Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel
Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel
Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel
Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel

Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel

20g Gel in Tube
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Benzac Ac 2.5 %W/W Description

Benzac AC 2.5% gel is used for the treatment of acne. It contains benzoyl peroxide as an active ingredient. It works as a keratolytic and bactericidal agent. It kills the bacteria that causes acne an

d helps in shedding the dead skin by loosening the keratin layer. It may also produce a soothing effect on the skin by retaining moisture. While using Benzac AC gel, you should follow a healthy skincare routine. Avoid using any product that may irritate or make your skin dry such as alcohol-containing products, cosmetics or soaps that dry the skin, medicated cosmetics. Wash your hands after applying this gel. Do not apply Benzac AC for any other skin condition.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹105.40
You Save₹18.60 (15% on MRP)
ContainsBenzoyl Peroxide(2.5 %W/W)
Side effectsPeeling, dry skin, redness, irritation
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Uses of Benzac Ac 2.5 %W/W

For the treatment of mild to moderate acne.

Contraindications of Benzac Ac 2.5 %W/W

If you have a known allergy to benzoyl peroxide or products containing benzoyl peroxide, an allergic reaction may include rash or itching on skin or any other ingredient of Benzac AC gel.

Side effects of Benzac Ac 2.5 %W/W

  • Peeling
  • Redness
  • Dry skin
  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Stinging

Precautions and Warnings of Benzac Ac 2.5 %W/W



Can I use Benzac AC 2.5% gel during pregnancy?
There is no safety information available on the use of Benzac AC 2.5 gel in pregnant women. This medicine should only be used by a pregnant woman if needed. Do not use it unless your doctor has told you that you can use this.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Benzac AC 2.5% gel while breastfeeding?
Be cautious if you are using this product while breastfeeding. You must not apply this product near your chest to avoid exposure of the breastfed infant to this product.


Can I drive if I have applied Benzac AC 2.5% gel?
Benzac AC has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Benzac AC 2.5% gel?
There is no known interaction between this medicine and alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience swelling or blistering on your skin after application of this product, discontinue and talk to your doctor.
  • You should avoid exposure of this product to your eyes, mouth, nose or mucous membrane, if accidental exposure happens wash it immediately.
  • This product may bleach your hair, clothes or fabrics, make sure you wash your hands thoroughly after each application.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight and do not apply this product on damaged skin.

Mode of Action of Benzac Ac 2.5 %W/W

How Does It Work?

Benzac AC 2.5% gel has keratolytic and bactericidal actions. It works by reducing the population of certain bacteria present on the skin responsible for acne and thus reduces the production of irritan...
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Directions for Use of Benzac Ac 2.5 %W/W

  • Wash your skin with a mild cleanser before application of Benzac AC 2.5% gel and pat it dry.
  • Apply Benzac AC gel in a thin layer once or twice or as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • You should avoid exposure to sunlight while using this product, if that is unavoidable use this in the evening.
  • Do not use more or less of this product or more often than directed by your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions of Benzac Ac 2.5 %W/W

Interactions with other medicines

  • Benzac AC 2.5% gel is meant to be used on the skin hence it may not affect the action of other medicines consumed orally or taken via systemic route. However, this can affect the action of medication ...
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  • Tell your doctor or pharmacist about any topical product you are currently using or might use.
  • You should not use medicines with peeling, drying or irritant effects on the skin, also avoid using other medicines for the treatment of acne simultaneously.

Storage and disposal of Benzac Ac 2.5 %W/W

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight.

Dosage of Benzac Ac 2.5 %W/W


If you have applied too much of this gel you may feel irritation and redness on the skin, wash off the excess of Benzac AC 2.5% gel. You can start using it again once the symptoms go away.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Benzac AC 2.5% gel at the right time don't worry and use it as soon as you remember. Start using the product in the same way as before.

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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How does Benzac AC 2.5% gel work?

A: It works by killing the bacteria responsible for acne. It also helps in removing dead skin by softening the upper layer of skin.

Q: Does Benzac AC 2.5% gel remove scars?

A: Benzac AC may not be effective in removing scars as this is an anti-acne product.

Q: For how long to use Benzac AC 2.5% gel?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for the Benzac AC gel depending on your skin condition. Do not stop applying this medicine on your own.

Q: Can I leave Benzac overnight?

A: Yes, you can leave Benzac overnight or as directed by the physician. Please speak to your doctor if you have any doubts about when and how to use Benzac AC gel.

Q: Can I use Benzac for spot treatment?

A: Benzac AC may not be effective in spot treatment as this is an anti-acne product. Please consult a doctor before using it for any other skin condition other than it is prescribed for.

Q: What are the side effects of Benzac AC?

A: Peeling, redness, dry skin, burning, itching, stinging at the application site. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.

Q: Is Benzac AC good for pimples?

A: Yes, Benzac AC gel is good for pimples or acne. However, this cream should only be used if prescribed by the doctor.
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