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Drug information on Percuna 5% (20gm) (Benzoyl Peroxide) from Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.

Percuna 5% (20gm)

Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.
Generic : Benzoyl Peroxide
20 g
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 Percuna 5% (20gm) may be prescribed

Side effects of Percuna 5% (20gm)

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 Percuna 5% (20gm)?

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

When is Percuna 5% (20gm) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Percuna 5% (20gm)

• 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 Percuna 5% (20gm)

Extreme caution needed in children.

Storage Conditions for Percuna 5% (20gm)

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

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