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Drug information on Akneroxid (10%) (Benzoyl Peroxide) from Boots Piramal Healthcare Ltd.

Akneroxid (10%)

Boots Piramal Healthcare Ltd.
Generic : Benzoyl Peroxide
20 g

Drug Name : Benzoyl Peroxide

Benzoyl Peroxide(Brevoxyl) generic Akneroxid (10%) is a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions, prescribed for acne. It allows excess oils and dirt to be easily washed away from the skin.
More Info about Benzoyl Peroxide

Other Trade Names for Benzoyl Peroxide

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International : 

Brevoxyl, Triaz, Acne-Clear, Benzac Ac, Benzac W, Benzagel-5, Benzashave 10, Benzashave 5, Benziq, Benziq Ls, Benziq Wash, Brevoxyl, Brevoxyl Acne Wash Kit, Brevoxyl-4 Creamy Wash Complete Pack, Brev Read more..
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Akneroxid (10%) may be prescribed

Side effects of Akneroxid (10%)

Dryness, feeling of warmth, irritation, itching, peeling, redness, stinging and swelling of the skin.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

As 2.5-10% cream: Apply 1-2 times/day to the affected areas.

How to use Akneroxid (10%)?

It comes as gel to apply topically as directed by your physician.

When is Akneroxid (10%) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Akneroxid (10%)

• Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

• Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.

• Avoid applying this medication into irritated skin, including sunburns, or to open wounds.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Other Precautions for Akneroxid (10%)

Extreme caution needed in children.

Storage Conditions for Akneroxid (10%)

Store it at room temperature and keep away from light and moisture.

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