Persol Gel (Benzyl Peroxide)
What is Persol Gel (Benzyl Peroxide) used for?
Persol Gel (Benzyl Peroxide) is effective in treating mild to moderate acne. It is a type of antibacterial agent which treats acne by decreasing the amount of the bacteria responsible for causing acne. It is sometimes used in combination with other treatments for acne, such as antibiotics or salicylic acid.
How should I use Persol Gel (Benzyl Peroxide)?
If you are using Persol Gel (Benzyl Peroxide) to treat acne, you should ensure that the area requiring treatment is clean and dry. You may then apply a small amount of gel to the areas of the skin affected by acne, and gently rub it into the skin for 10 to 20 seconds. Your physician may tell you to do this 1 to 2 times per day. It may take 4 to 6 weeks for the benefits of this medication to be noticed. You should consult your physician if no improvement is noticed in your condition, or if it worsens.
What are the side effects of Persol Gel (Benzyl Peroxide)?
Some side effects which may occur as a result of using Persol Gel (Benzyl Peroxide) include:
If you notice any other more serious side effects while taking this medication, or if any side effects persist or worsen, you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Persol Gel (Benzyl Peroxide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.