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Acnovate-Trio Gel


Overview

Introduction

Acnovate-Trio 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.

Acnovate-Trio 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 Acnovate-Trio 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 Acnovate-Trio Gel

Side effects of Acnovate-Trio Gel

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

How to use Acnovate-Trio 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 Acnovate-Trio Gel works

Acnovate-Trio 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Acnovate-Trio 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Acnovate-Trio 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Apply it to the affected area once a day at bedtime.
  • It makes your skin more sensitive toward sunlight. Apply sunscreen or wear protective clothing while stepping out.
  • Avoid getting it in your eyes or mouth. If this happens, rinse with water immediately.
  • Do not apply to broken, sunburnt or sensitive areas of skin. Inform your doctor if you notice unusual dryness, redness, and peeling of the skin.
  • Be careful when applying Acnovate-Trio Gel to large areas since it can bleach hair, clothing, and furnishings upon contact.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy and breastfeeding. 

Patient Concerns

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I have problems of acne should I go for chemical peeling I m doing the treatment since six months n right now using acnovate gel, acnesol gel,lacne 20 cap.,with prescription of doc.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
peels will help your pimples and marksskinaid clinic gurgaon 9XXXXXX
Sir, for the last 10 years i am suffering from acne and now my skin looks dark and full of scars i consulted a dermatologist he suggest acnovate cream for acne. Actually its the time for getting married so i need a permanent recovery from acne and scar i need a clean face suggest me some treatment , how about the peelings
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Acnovate-Trio?

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 Acnovate-Trio as a spot treatment (single pimple)?

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

Q. How long does Acnovate-Trio take to work?

It may take up to 2-3 weeks before your symptoms improve. Acnovate-Trio 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 Acnovate-Trio be more effective if I overuse it?

No, do not overuse Acnovate-Trio. 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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