Medicine : Pernox (5)

Name:Pernox (5)
Manufacturer:Cfl Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Benzoyl Peroxide
Composition:Benzoyl Peroxide(5% W/w)
Substitutes:benzoyl peroxide(20gm) , abenz skin(20gm) , benzac ac(5) , bengel ac skin(30gm) , bengal ac skin(30gm) , pernex ac 5%(20gm) , benzox ac(5) , pernex ac(5) , pernox (5)

Generic ( Benzoyl Peroxide )

Typical use Of Benzoyl Peroxide :Acne Vulgaris And Acne Rosacea.
Mechanism of action of Benzoyl Peroxide :Benzoyl Peroxide Has Mild Keratolytic Effect And Antimicrobial Activity Which Is Attributed To Its Oxidative Property. It Is Active Against S.epidermidis And P.acne.
Drug Interaction of Benzoyl Peroxide :PABA Sunscreens May Transiently Discolour Fabric.
Side effects of Benzoyl Peroxide :Excessive Drying Of Skin, Allergic Dermatitis. May Bleach Fabrics Or Hair. Skin Discoloration; Skin Rash, Peeling, Transient Local Oedema.


How Benzoyl Peroxide will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Benzoyl Peroxide will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Benzoyl Peroxide

No Studies Found