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Medicine Overview of Acrobenz A Gel

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Uses of Adapalene Topical

Adapalene Topical is used in the treatment of acne.
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Side effects of Adapalene Topical

Common

Dry skin, Skin burn, Irritation, Redness of skin.

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How to use Adapalene Topical

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Acrobenz A Gel works

Adapalene topical works by slowing the production of certain natural substances that can cause acne.
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Uses of Benzoyl Peroxide Topical

Benzoyl Peroxide Topical is used in the treatment of psoriasis, Keratoses (Abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis.
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Side effects of Benzoyl Peroxide Topical

Common

Dry skin, Erythema, Skin peeling, Burning sensation.

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How to use Benzoyl Peroxide Topical

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Acrobenz A Gel works

Benzoyl peroxide belongs to the class of medications called as keratolytic agents. It acts by killing the acne causing bacteria thereby preventing the infection. It also has peeling and drying properties.

In Depth Information on Acrobenz A Gel

Expert advice for Adapalene Topical

  • Avoid contact of cream/ gel with the eyes, lips, mouth or angles of the nose, and other sensitive areas of the body. 
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure and wear protective clothing while using adapalene topical. Use of sunscreen products and protective clothing over the treated area.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to adapalene or any of its ingredients.

Expert advice for Benzoyl Peroxide Topical

  • It is normal for your skin condition to worsen for the first 2 to 3 weeks of treatment, do not stop using benzoyl peroxide and consult your doctor if symptoms worsen.
  • Avoid exposure to strong sunlight or UV lamps while using benzoyl peroxide. If unavoidable, use a suitable sunscreen lotion and apply benzoyl peroxide in the evening after washing the skin.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, nose (especially mucous lining). In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with warm water.
  • Do not apply to damaged skin and exercise caution while applying to the neck and other sensitive areas.
  • Exercise caution if benzoyl peroxide is used as concomitant therapy to avoid irritation to skin. 
  • Avoid contact of benzoyl peroxide gel wash with any coloured material including hair and dyed fabrics as it may result in bleaching or discolouration.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to benzoyl peroxide or any of its ingredients.
Warnings
Special precautions for Acrobenz A Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acrobenz A Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Acrobenz A Gel 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.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
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Acrobenz A Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Acroben
z A Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acrobenz A Gel

Frequently asked questions for Adapalene Topical

Q. Is adapalene/Differin/Adaferin a steroid or statin?
No, adapalene, Differin (brand name for adapalene, Adaferin (brand name for adapalene) belong to class of medications called retinoid-like compounds
Q. Is adapalene topical good for wrinkles?
In some clinical studies, anti-wrinkle effect of adapalene has been observed. However, consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Is adapalene the same as Retin-A?
No, Adapalene is a medication that works in the same way as Retin-A, but it is more effective than Retin-A
Q. Does adapalene topical reduces acne scars?
Yes, adapalene topical reduces acne scars
Q. Does adapalene topical cause skin exfoliation?
Yes, it may sometime cause skin exfoliation.
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Frequently asked questions for Benzoyl Peroxide Topical

Q. Does benzoyl peroxide topical darken skin/cause hyperpigmentation/bleach skin?
Benzoyl peroxide topical causes bleaching of skin and hair. It does not darken the skin or cause hyperpigmentation, but it should be best to use it under a doctor's supervision
Q. Is benzoyl peroxide a BHA/an antibiotic/retin a/salicylic acid?
Benzoyl peroxide is not a beta hydroxy acid (BHA), antibiotic, retin A or salicylic acid. It is a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions
Q. Is benzoyl peroxide the same as hydrogen peroxide?
No, benzoyl peroxide is different from hydrogen peroxide.

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