Benzoheal Gel contains Benzoyl Peroxide. Benzoheal Gel uses:
Topical therapy for the treatment of acne vulgaris.
|Brand Name:||Benzoheal Gel|
|Therapeutic Class:||Acne treatment preparations|
|Last Updated:||2020-11-20 18:15:00|
Benzoheal Gel contains Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5 %. Benzoheal Gel doses
Adult: As 2.5-10% preparation: Apply 1-2 times daily after cleansing, may gradually increase to tid if needed. Start with lower strength preparations.
As cleanser: Wash 1-2 times daily.
Child: ≥12 yr Same as adult dose.
The major adverse reaction reported to date with Benzoheal Gel cutaneous therapy is irritation of the skin including erythema, burning, peeling, dryness, itching, stinging, feeling of skin tension locally at the site of application. This is reversible when treatment is reduced in frequency or discontinued. Allergic contact dermatitis, including face oedema, may occur.
Benzoyl peroxide has mild keratolytic effect and antimicrobial activity due to release of free-radical oxygen which oxidizes bacterial protein. It is active against Staphylococcus epidermidis and Propionibacterium acnes.
Children, Pregnancy and lactation.
There is no known interaction with other medications which might be used cutaneously and concurrently with Benzoheal Gel; however, drugs with desquamative, irritant and drying effects should not be used concurrently with Benzoheal Gel gel.
Pregnancy Category C. Either studies in animals have revealed adverse effects on the fetus (teratogenic or embryocidal or other) and there are no controlled studies in women or studies in women and animals are not available. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.
Benzoheal Gel gel is contra-indicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Benzoheal Gel.
Benzoheal Gel gel is a preparation indicated for topical treatment only. If the medication is applied excessively, no more rapid or better results will be obtained and severe irritation might develop. In this event, treatment must be discontinued and appropriate symptomatic therapy should be instituted.
Store in a cool and dry place, protected from light.
Benzoheal Gel Gel price in India 72.25