PanOxyl Aquagel 10 - 40g
This medicine is used to treat acne. It contains the main ingredient benzoyl peroxide. Benzoyl peroxide works by breaking down the cells on the surface of the skin. This helps unblock the oil producing glands in the skin that get blocked in acne and helps prevent the formation of new spots.
This medicine is available as a gel which is applied as a thin film to the skin once a day. Apply sparingly as excessive amounts may irritate your skin.
Wash your skin with soap and water before applying this medicine and do not apply to broken areas of skin.
You have to use this medicine every day and it may take up to 8-12 weeks before you notice an improvement in your acne.
Speak to your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse during treatment with this medicine.
Make sure that you read the leaflet that comes with your medicine to check how much you should use and if there is anything that you need to do if you use more than the recommended amount. If you are in any doubt about whether this medicine is suitable for you, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
This medicine is for external use only.
Keep this medicine away from your eyes, mouth, and mucous membranes. If it gets in your eyes, wash thoroughly with water. Take care when applying this medicine to the neck or other sensitive areas.