Q. What are the precautions that I should follow while using Acnon 0.025% Gel?
Avoid any contact of Acnon 0.025% Gel 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. Acnon 0.025% Gel 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 Acnon 0.025% Gel on that part of the skin?
Don’t use Acnon 0.025% Gel 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 Acnon 0.025% Gel. However, if not sure, consult your doctor.
Q. I have stopped using Acnon 0.025% Gel. 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 Acnon 0.025% Gel before you plan your pregnancy. This is done to avoid any harm to your unborn baby because of the medicine.
Q. Can Acnon 0.025% Gel be used in children?
Acnon 0.025% Gel 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 Acnon 0.025% Gel?
If you use too much Acnon 0.025% Gel 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 Acnon 0.025% Gel?
Do not donate blood while using Acnon 0.025% Gel 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 Acnon 0.025% Gel?
Generally, Acnon 0.025% Gel 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 Acnon 0.025% Gel 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 Acnon 0.025% Gel 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 Acnon 0.025% Gel to start working?
The acne may get worse at the beginning of the treatment with Acnon 0.025% Gel gel. But, it normally improves after 6 to 8 weeks.