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Drug information on Periac (Benzoyl Peroxide) from Cosme Farma Laboratories Ltd (CFL Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

Periac

  Gel
Cosme Farma Laboratories Ltd (CFL Pharmaceuticals Ltd)
Generic : Benzoyl Peroxide
 49.00
2.5%/20gm
20 g
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Drug Name : Benzoyl Peroxide

Benzoyl Peroxide(Brevoxyl) generic Periac is a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions, prescribed for acne. It allows excess oils and dirt to be easily washed away from the skin.
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Other Trade Names for Benzoyl Peroxide

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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 Periac may be prescribed


Side effects of Periac

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 Periac?

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

When is Periac not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Periac

• 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 Periac

Extreme caution needed in children.

Storage Conditions for Periac

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



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