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Overview

Introduction

Abzit Gel is a combination medicine that treats acne. It minimizes oil production and reduces inflammation. It also kills acne-causing microorganisms and prevents infection. This in turn, prevents pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads on the skin.

Abzit Gel is strictly advised for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Apply it only on the affected areas of the skin. Avoid unnecessary sun exposure and cover the treated areas with clothing or use a sunscreen before stepping out in the sun. It is advised not to have any cosmetic procedures during the treatment.

Use of Abzit Gel may lead to a few common side effects like dryness, peeling, redness, and burning sensation at the application site. Drink plenty of water and use a moisturizer to overcome the side effects. If these side effects worsen or do not improve with time, inform your doctor. It should not be used during pregnancy, as it may lead to birth defects. So, consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.

Uses of Abzit Gel

Abzit Gel side effects

Common
  • Skin peeling
  • Skin irritation
  • Dry skin
  • Burning sensation at the site of application
  • Redness of skin

How to use Abzit 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 Abzit Gel works

Abzit Gel is a combination of two medicines: Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide, which treats acne (pimples). Adapalene is a form of vitamin A and Benzoyl Peroxide is a keratolytic medicine. Together, they prevent accumulation of the sebum (skin’s natural oil), unblock the pores and allow natural exfoliation of the outer layers of skin. Benzoyl Peroxide additionally penetrates into the skin and kills acne-causing bacteria.

Abzit Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Abzit 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Abzit Gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Abzit

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I have been facing severe acne problem for five years and treatment was taken from Safdarjung hospital. Medicines were fash gel and oxidoben gel.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
For Pimples/Acne apply: - Aclind Gel / Faceclin Gel / D?ACNE Plus gel for application twice daily over affected area.Face wash with Rejuglow Facewash/ Episoft OC Cleanser/ Saslic DS Wash. Tab. Limcee 500mg once daily for one month. Tab. Ascazin twice daily for one month. Combination peels can be performed by a dermatologist in order to improve pimples , marks and scars . Contact : Skin Aid Clinic Gurgaon , 9XXXXXXBlood Test- Serum Insulin Fasting & PP.
Please suggest me salicylic acid 1percent gel for acne control which have less cost
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Abzit?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can I use Abzit as a spot treatment (single pimple)?

It is not a spot treatment and should not be used to treat a single pimple. Abzit should be applied to the entire face. Using it once daily can help treat your acne.

Q. How long does Abzit take to work?

It may take up to 2-3 weeks before your symptoms improve. Abzit may take some time to deliver significant results. Use the medicine as directed and tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

Q. Will Abzit be more effective if I overuse it?

No, do not overuse Abzit. It can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body and cause severe diarrhea. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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References
  1. Benzoyl Peroxide + Adapalene. Watford, Hertfordshire: Galderma (UK) Ltd.; 2012 [revised 26 Oct. 2018]. [Accessed 25 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Epiduo Forte. Adapalene and benzoyl peroxide. [Accessed 25 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Adapalene and benzoyl peroxide. Quebec, Canada: Galderma Production Canada Inc.; 2008 [revised 2013]. [Accessed 25 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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