Persol Gel 2.5% (20 gm)
|Generic Name||Benzoyl Peroxide|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|1 Tube/s||US$ 6.00||US$ 6.00|
|3 Tube/s||US$ 4.42||US$ 13.2526%US$ 18.00|
|6 Tube/s||US$ 3.67||US$ 22.0039%US$ 36.00|
Persol gel 2.5% is a topical therapy for patients with mild to moderate acne. It may be used in conjunction with another anti-acne topical formulation. The active component of the medicine is benzoyl peroxide, which reduces the number of bacteria that contributes to acne formation. Apply it to the affected area once daily to see a significant reduction in your acne. Do not apply on cuts, wounds or itchy skin. Sun protection is a must with a Benzoyl peroxide formulation. Do not use the gel formulation if you have a known allergy to it or if you are also using Tretinoin. The medicine may cause your skin to dry and peel. Consult a dermatologist for further details.
Prior to using Persol gel 2.5%, remember to take the precautions mentioned above. Do discuss them with your doctor. Do not keep any doubts in mind about this medication. Get them cleared with your doctor or your pharmacist.
While using Benzoyl Peroxide, avoid-irritation causing skin products like harsh soaps, shampoos, skin cleansers, hair coloring or permanent chemicals, hair removers or waxes, or skin products that contain alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime. Benzoyl Peroxide is a bleaching agent and can bleach your hair or clothing if it comes in contact with them. So be careful while handling this medication and don't let it drop on your hair or clothing.
Another acne drug called Tretinoin can interact with Benzoyl Peroxide and cause severe irritation. Hence, avoid using these two medications together. There may be other drugs that can interact with Benzoyl Peroxide although the likelihood of any other interacting drug is minimal. However, you must inform your doctor about any medicines you may be using already.
Some common side effects of Benzoyl Peroxide include mild stinging or burning, itching or tingly feeling, skin dryness, peeling, or flaking, or redness or other irritation. If any of these side effects persist or deteriorate, seek medical attention right away. The side effects thus mentioned are not the only ones that you may experience due to Benzoyl Peroxide. There may be others.
Persol gel dosage depends on various factors like seriousness of the condition, age, sex and a host of other factors. Your doctor may prescribe the suitable dosage of this medication for you after examining your case thoroughly. Strictly stick to the dose regimen as prescribed by your doctor.
You must use Persol gel 2.5% strictly as advised by your dermatologist or according to the instructions enclosed within the medication package. Apply a small amount of medication after cleaning and drying the affected area properly. Do not cover the medicated area. Always store Benzoyl Peroxide in a cool and dry place. Ensure that your children and pets don't get access to it.
Using Benzoyl Peroxide and Tretinoin together can lead to severe skin irritation. Don't let this topical medication get into or come in contact with the delicate parts of your face like eyes, nose, or lips. If they are exposed to the medication accidentally, rinse them thoroughly with water to ensure that all medication is washed away.
Do not apply Benzoyl Peroxide on sunburned, windburned, irritated, dry, peeled, or scaly skin as well as on wounds or eczema affected area. While using Benzoyl Peroxide, avoid irritation causing skin products like harsh soaps, shampoos, skin cleansers, hair coloring or permanent chemicals, hair removers or waxes, or skin products that contain alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime. Benzoyl peroxide is a bleaching agent and can bleach your hair or clothing if it comes in contact with them. So be careful while handling this medication and don't let it drop on your hair or clothing. It may take several weeks of using Benzoyl Peroxide before your condition improves. Keep using the medication regularly as prescribed.