Q. What are the precautions that I should follow while using Acno(Intas) Soap?
Avoid any contact of Acno(Intas) Soap with mouth, eyes, lips, mucous membranes (such as inside of mouth), and wounded skin. In case of accidental contact, rinse well with water. Do not let the medicine accumulate in skin folds. Acno(Intas) Soap may also cause increased sensitivity to sunlight so avoid or minimize deliberate or prolonged exposure to sunlight or sunlamps. If sun exposure cannot be avoided, use sunscreen.
Q. I just had a cosmetic treatment. Can I use Acno(Intas) Soap on that part of the skin?
Don’t use Acno(Intas) Soap on skin that has recently had cosmetic treatment such as depilation, chemical hair treatment, chemical peel, dermabrasion, or laser resurfacing. You should allow your skin to heal after any treatment before using Acno(Intas) Soap. However, if not sure, consult your doctor.
Q. I have stopped using Acno(Intas) Soap. Can I now plan my pregnancy?
Consult your doctor before planning a pregnancy. Usually, it is advised to wait for about 1 month after stopping Acno(Intas) Soap before you plan your pregnancy. This is done to avoid any harm to your unborn baby because of the medicine.
Q. Can Acno(Intas) Soap be used in children?
Acno(Intas) Soap gel is used to treat mild to moderate acne in teenagers and adults. It should not be used in children before puberty or under the age of 12.
Q. What if I use too much Acno(Intas) Soap?
If you use too much Acno(Intas) Soap gel or use it more often than recommended, it may make your skin red or irritated. If this happens, use the gel less often or stop using it for a few days.
Q. Can I donate blood while using Acno(Intas) Soap?
Do not donate blood while using Acno(Intas) Soap gel and for at least 1 month after stopping it. If your blood is given to a pregnant woman, it may harm her unborn baby.
Q. What are the long-term side effects of Acno(Intas) Soap?
Generally, Acno(Intas) Soap is prescribed for 15–20 weeks. Therefore, long-term effects in low doses have not been studied. However, it may have some effect on the bone mineral density. It may decrease bone mineral density in some patients, resulting in osteoporosis or fractures.
Q. How do I use Acno(Intas) Soap on my face?
Always wash and dry your skin, and completely remove any make-up before applying the gel. Use your fingertips to apply a thin layer of the gel to all areas of skin that have acne and not just each spot. Try not to use too much, especially where the gel could run into your eyes or build up in folds of skin. Using more gel will not make your spots clear up more quickly. Do not use Acno(Intas) Soap gel on irritated areas of skin, for example, cuts, burns, or sunburn as it can make the irritation worse.
Q. How long does it take for Acno(Intas) Soap to start working?
The acne may get worse at the beginning of the treatment with Acno(Intas) Soap gel. But, it normally improves after 6 to 8 weeks.