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Composition for LACNE BPO

Adapalene(NA),Benzoyl Peroxide(NA)

food interaction for LACNE BPO

alcohol interaction for LACNE BPO

pregnancy interaction for LACNE BPO

lactation interaction for LACNE BPO

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Lacne bpo 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Lacne bpo gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LACNE BPO

Adapalene(NA)

Uses

Adapalene is used in the treatment of acne (pimples).

How it works

Adapalene belongs to class of medications called retinoid-like compounds. It exhibits an anti-inflammatory effect and reduces soreness and irritation. It works by stopping pimple formation under the surface of the skin.

Common side effects

Pain, Burning sensation, Scaling of skin, Itching, Skin redness
Benzoyl Peroxide(NA)

Uses

Benzoyl Peroxide is used in the treatment of acne (pimples).

How it works

Benzoyl peroxide attacks the bacteria (germs) known as Propionibacterium acnes, one of the main causes of acne. It also has peeling and drying properties.

Common side effects

Pain, Allergic contact dermatitis, Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Dry skin, Shortness of breath, Fainting, Itching, Skin irritation, Skin peeling, Skin redness, Tingling sensation

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Expert advice for LACNE BPO

  • Do not start or continue adapalene and consult your doctor if you are allergic to adapalene, or to 
  • Do not start or continue adapalene and consult your doctorif you have cuts or scrapes or on sunburnt skin 
  • Do not start or continue adapalene and consult your doctorif you have a skin condition called eczema
  • Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth or angles of the nose, and avoid other very sensitive areas of your body. If accidental contact does occur, immediately wash with warm water.
  • Avoid exposure to strong sunlight and artificial UV light. Use of sunscreen products and protective clothing over the treated area is recommended.
  • If you experience sensitivity or irritation when applying this medicine, stop using it and tell your doctor. You may be asked to use the cream less often, or to stop using it for a short time.
  • Talk with your doctor before taking azathioprine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast feeding

Frequently asked questions for LACNE BPO

Adapalene

Q.Is adapalene / Differin/Adaferin a steroid or statin?
No. Adapalene belongs to class of medications called retinoid-like compounds

Q.Is adapalene safe?
Adapalene is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is adapalene good for wrinkles?
In some clinical studies, anti-wrinkle effect of adapalne 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 reduces acne scars?
Yes

Q.Does adapalene skin exfoliation?
Yes, it may sometime cause skin exfoliation.

Benzoyl Peroxide

Q.Does benzoyl peroxide work/ is benzoyl peroxide good for skin/pimples/acne/acne marks/ acne scars/ dark spots?
Benzoyl peroxide is effective in treating acne on face, chest or back in most of the people where the skin has a lot of blackheads, spots and pimples. It can be helpful in treating acne marks, scars and dark spots

Q.Does benzoyl peroxide darken skin/cause hyperpigmentation/peel skin/bleach skin/cause redness?
Benzoyl peroxide may cause redness, peel the skin and also bleach skin and hair. It doesn't 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

Q.Is benzoyl peroxide the same as hydrogen peroxide?
No, benzoyl peroxide is different from hydrogen peroxide.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)