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Acnesol 1% solution


Overview

How to use Acnesol Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Acnesol Lotion works

Acnesol 1% solution is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Acnesol Lotion related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Acnesol 1% solution is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Acnesol 1% solution is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Acnesol Lotion?

If you miss a dose of Acnesol 1% solution, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Acnesol 1% solution for the treatment of acne.
  • You may have to use it for a long time before your acne starts to improve. Be patient and keep using it every day.
  • Apply it as a thin layer onto clean, dry, unbroken skin affected by acne.
  • Wash your skin with a mild cleanser and pat it dry before applying Acnesol 1% solution.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream in these areas.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become more irritated and infected, you should stop using Acnesol 1% solution and consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acnesol

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sir i am suffering with pumpils,already i treated with acnesol ointment,i didn't get better solution,so please suggested with me better medicine
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Apply multani mitti wtih rose water (in oily skin) & milk (in dry skin) 2 times in a week.use this home remedy
From last one month I am using Acnelak soap , sunban lotion and I apply acnesol once in a day bur still have skin problems , please do let me know what can be done.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
u need oral medication visit a dermatologist nearby for prescription
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FAQs

Q. How long does Acnesol skin take to work?

Use Acnesol for as long as your doctor tells you. You may have to use it for several months to clear your acne completely. Even the initial benefits may take several weeks to appear following which you shall be able to note a gradual but definite improvement. Acnesol should usually be used for a maximum of 12 weeks. You may need to use more than one tube of Acnesol during each course of treatment.

Q. What does Acnesol do for acne?

Acnesol treats and prevents acne by killing the bacteria (Propionibacterium acnes) which causes it. Acne is an extremely common skin condition. During adolescence, grease glands in the skin produce extra grease in response to normal amounts of sex hormones in the body which can cause blocked pores (i.e. blackheads). When this happens, the pores are invaded by bacteria. As a result, certain chemicals are produced which go into deeper parts of the skin to produce red spots filled with pus, called acne.

Q. Can the use of Acnesol cause diarrhea?

Yes, Acnesol may cause diarrhea or bloody diarrhea in few people. If the diarrhea becomes severe, Acnesol should be immediately stopped, and you should consult your doctor.

Q. Can Acnesol cause skin rash?

The common side effects of Acnesol are irritation, swollen, pale red bumps and dryness. A scaly skin rash may occur rarely with the use of Acnesol. You must consult your doctor if it bothers you.

Q. What precautions are necessary while applying Acnesol?

Take care to avoid any contact with your eyes, insides of your nose and mouth. If you accidentally put Acnesol on these areas, wash them straight away with plenty of cool water.

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References
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., 101, Pragati Chambers, Commercial Complex, Ranjit Nagar, New Delhi-110008
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Acnesol 1% solution. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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