Persol AC Gel (Benzyl Peroxide)
What is Persol AC Gel (Benzyl Peroxide) used for?
Persol AC Gel (Benzyl Peroxide) is a topical medication prescribed to treat patients with mild to moderate acne. It operates by exfoliating the skin to remove blackheads and also contains anti-bacterial properties to destroy infections that can cause pimples or inflammation. Your doctor may also instruct you to use it for other purposes not listed here.
How should I use Persol AC Gel (Benzyl Peroxide)?
Persol AC Gel (Benzyl Peroxide) should be used according to your doctor`s instructions and those included with the packaging to get the best results from treatment. Most patients are directed to apply the medication once daily to the affected area, but your particular dosage will be based on the severity of your symptoms. Rinse and dry the skin before each use, apply a small amount of cream, and gently massage the medication into the skin. Thoroughly wash your hands after each use to prevent the medicine from contacting any mucous membranes or areas not being treated. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Persol AC Gel (Benzyl Peroxide)?
Even though Persol AC Gel (Benzyl Peroxide) will not cause side effects in most patients, however some have reported experiencing:
Serious side effects possibly requiring medical assistance include severely dry skin, intense irritation of the skin, the formation of blisters, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, swelling, or trouble breathing. Tell your doctor as soon as you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary changes are made to your dosage to stop further health problems from occurring.
Do not use Persol AC Gel (Benzoyl Peroxide) if you are allergic to benzoyl peroxide or have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. Also consult your doctor before starting use to make sure you don`t have any other conditions that may cause complications with treatment.
Strictly use this medication as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Persol AC Gel may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.