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 and 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....
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.