Benzac AC is a drug used for treatment of various skin disorders. It is available in the form of a water based gel used as a local application over the skin.
The active ingredient of Benzac AC is Benzoyl Peroxide which has keratolytic property. The drug acts by disallowing growth of acne causing bacteria in the skin. It allows drying and peeling of unhealthy skin. Benzoyl Peroxide acts via the medium of neutral agents which do not interfere with the drug action.
The therapeutic indications of Benzac AC have been mentioned below:
Apart from the above mentioned health conditions, Benzac AC may be indicated in other skin conditions as well. The gel should not be used unless it is prescribed by a demratologist.
Benzac AC should be used with great caution in order to avoid development of side effects. Some of the commonly observed side effects of Benzac AC are mentioned below:
Benzac AC could cause the above mentioned or other symptoms of discomfort in certain patients. Patients should be aware of all side effects of the gel so that they can seek prompt treatment for the same.
Some important things to be remembered by patients who are using Benzac AC are mentioned below:
Remembering these points is helpful in order to avoid unnecessary complications due to adverse drug reaction.
Benzac AC is composed of Benzoyl Peroxide which has therapeutic effect against skin disorders. Other local applications containing Benzoyl Peroxide are suitable alternatives for Benzac. Some of these alternatives have been mentioned below:
These local applications should be used in place of Benzac AC, only if the physician advises to do so.