MRP:Rs. 83.60 for 1 Tube(s) (20 g Cream each)
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Composition

Benzoyl Peroxide(2.5% w/w)

SALT INFORMATION

Benzoyl Peroxide(2.5% w/w)

TYPICAL USAGE

Acne vulgaris and acne rosacea.

SIDE EFFECTS

Excessive drying of skin, allergic dermatitis. May bleach fabrics or hair. Skin discoloration; skin rash, peeling, transient local oedema.

DRUG INTERACTION

PABA sunscreens may transiently discolour fabric.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Benzoyl peroxide has mild keratolytic effect and antimicrobial activity which is attributed to its oxidative property. It is active against S.epidermidis and P.acne.

SUBSTITUTES

4 Substitutes
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  • Benide Skin(20gm)
    (20 g Cream in Packet)
    Gary Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 29/Cream
    Cream
    Rs. 29
    save 65% more per Cream
  • Periac Skin(20gm)
    (20 g Cream in Tube)
    Cfl Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Cosme Healthcare)
    Rs. 49/Cream
    Cream
    Rs. 49
    save 41% more per Cream
  • Pernex Ac 2.5%(20gm)
    (20 g Cream in Tube)
    Cfl Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Cosme Healthcare)
    Rs. 95.23/Cream
    Cream
    Rs. 95.23
    pay 14% more per Cream
  • Peroduo Gel
    (15 g Cream in Packet)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 201/Cream
    Cream
    Rs. 201
    pay 221% more per Cream

INTERACTIONS

Can I take Pernox Ac Skin(20gm) during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown risk to fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Pernox Ac Skin(20gm) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Moderately safe: No studies have been conducted in breastfeeding women, however there is possibility of ill effect to the breastfed infants; or studies conducted in breastfeeding women show minimal non-threatening side effects to the infants. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Pernox Ac Skin(20gm) with alcohol?

No studies found