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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

By GALDERMA INDIA PVT LTD
20g Gel in Tube
70.55*
MRP 83.00
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Benzoyl Peroxide(2.5 %w/w)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-acne

Medical Description

Benzac Ac 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 this product 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.
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Uses of Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel

For the treatment of mild to moderate acne.

Contraindications of Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel

Previously known allergy to Benzoyl Peroxide or products containing Benzoyl Peroxide, an allergic reaction may include rash or itching on skin.

Side effects of Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel

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

Precautions and Warnings of Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Benzac Ac Gel during pregnancy?
A:
There is no safety information available on the use of this product in pregnant women. This medicine should only be used by a pregnant woman if needed. Do not use this product unless your doctor has told you that you can use this.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Benzac Ac Gel while breastfeeding?
A:
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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Benzac Ac Gel?
A:
This product has as no or negligible influence on the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Benzac Ac Gel?
A:
There is no known interaction known 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% Tube Of 20gm Gel

How Does It Work?

Benzac Ac 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 irritant fatty acids in the sebaceous glands. Of its keratolytic action, it helps in removing dead skin by loosening the keratin. It also helps in retaining the moisture in the skin.
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Directions for Use of Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel

  • Wash your skin with a mild cleanser before application of this product and pat it dry.
  • Apply this product 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% Tube Of 20gm Gel

Interactions with other medicines

  • Benzac Ac 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 or products applied to the skin at the same time.
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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% Tube Of 20gm Gel

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight.

Dosage of Benzac Ac 2.5% Tube Of 20gm Gel

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying this 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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How Benzac Ac Gel works?

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 Gel remove scars?

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

Quick Summary

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ContainsBenzoyl Peroxide(2.5 %w/w)
UsesAcne
Side effectsPeeling, dry skin, redness, irritation
Last Updated on: 04 Mar 2021 | 09:25 AM (IST)
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