Benxop Face Wash

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₹3.4/Face Wash
50 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Benxop Face Wash

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Uses of Benxop Face Wash

Benxop Face Wash is used in the treatment of psoriasis, Keratoses (Abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis.
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Side effects of Benxop Face Wash

Common

Dry skin, Erythema, Skin peeling, Burning sensation.

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How to use Benxop Face Wash

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Benxop Face Wash 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 Benxop Face Wash

Expert advice for Benxop Face Wash

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Benxop Face Wash
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Benxop Face Wash 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
Benxop Face Wash 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
SAFE
Benxop Face Wash does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Benxop
Face Wash in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Benxop 4% w/w Face Wash

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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Substitutes for Benxop

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