Pernex AC 2.5% Gel

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Composition for Pernex AC 2.5% Gel

Primarily used for

Psoriasis, Keratoses (Abnormal skin growth), Dermatitis
47.74
20 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Pernex AC Gel

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Uses of Pernex AC Gel

Pernex AC 2.5% Gel is used in the treatment of psoriasis, keratoses and dermatitis.
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Side effects of Pernex AC Gel

Common

Dry skin, Erythema, Skin peeling, Burning sensation.

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How to use Pernex AC Gel

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 Pernex AC Gel 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..

In Depth Information on Pernex AC Gel

Expert advice for Pernex AC Gel

  • This medicine is for external use only. Always wash your hands after using benzoyl peroxide.
  • 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). If any accidental contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with warm water.
  • Benzoyl peroxide should not be applied to damaged skin.
  • This product may bleach hair and colored fabrics including clothing, towels and bed linen. Be careful to avoid contact of the gel with these materials.
  • Caution should be exercised when applying benzoyl peroxide to the neck and other sensitive areas.
  • Do not stop using benzoyl peroxide if your skin condition appears to worsen for the first 2 to 3 weeks of treatment.
  • Do not apply benozyl peroxide if you are allergic to benzoyl peroxide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Avoid using benozyl peroxide if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are breast-feeding.
  • Do not apply benozyl peroxide if you are using any other acne products or medicines with peeling, irritant and drying effects.
   
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pernex AC 2.5% Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pernex AC 2.5% 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
Pernex AC 2.5% Gel is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Pernex AC 2.5% Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Pernex AC 2.5% Gel is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pernex AC 2.5% Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Pernex AC 2.5% Gel is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pernex AC 2.5% Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pernex AC 2.5% Gel

Frequently asked questions for 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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Substitutes for Pernex AC

No substitutes found for this medicine
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