FAQs ABOUT PEROCLIN 5% GEL
How long does it take for PEROCLIN 5% GEL to show the results?
It may take up to 2-3 weeks for PEROCLIN 5% GEL to improve your acne. However, this period may vary from patient-to-patient depending upon the severity of acne. Therefore, regularly use PEROCLIN 5% GEL for the stipulated duration mentioned by your doctor.
Will PEROCLIN 5% GEL be more effective if I overuse it?
Do not overuse PEROCLIN 5% GEL. Excessive application of PEROCLIN 5% GEL may cause skin irritation and dryness. Therefore, use PEROCLIN 5% GEL only directed by your physician.
What precautions do I need to follow while using PEROCLIN 5% GEL?
Use PEROCLIN 5% GEL as directed by the physician. Avoid using PEROCLIN 5% GEL on inflamed, irritated, or sensitive skin areas. PEROCLIN 5% GEL may bleach your clothes, therefore avoid the contact of PEROCLIN 5% GEL with coloured fabrics. Before using PEROCLIN 5% GEL inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding as a precaution. Contact your doctor if your skin condition worsens.
Can the use of PEROCLIN 5% GEL make my skin sensitive to sunlight?
Yes. PEROCLIN 5% GEL may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Therefore, use protective clothing while going outdoors. Do not exposure the affected part of the skin to the direct sunlight. Consult your doctor if you require any sunscreen to protect your skin while going outdoors. Consult your doctor if your skin condition worsens.
What are the common side effects of using PEROCLIN 5% GEL?
PEROCLIN 5% GEL may cause skin redness and peeling in some individuals during the first few weeks of therapy. If you experience this, stop using PEROCLIN 5% GEL for a short period until your skin recovers. However, consult your doctor immediately if your skin irritation becomes severe with redness, dryness, itching, stinging, or burning sensation.
Can PEROCLIN 5% GEL be used in children?
PEROCLIN 5% GEL is not recommended for use in children (aged below 12 years). It should be used in children and adolescents (aged 12 years or older) only if prescribed by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using.
How does PEROCLIN 5% GEL works?
PEROCLIN 5% GEL acts by preventing the growth and multiplication of acne-causing bacteria. It can also open the skin pores and removes the accumulated dead skin cells and excess oil that triggers acne breakouts. Over time, it can also reduce oil production in the skin.
Can I use PEROCLIN 5% GEL to treat acne during pregnancy?
Currently, there are only limited data regarding the use of PEROCLIN 5% GEL in pregnant women. Therefore, consult your doctor before using PEROCLIN 5% GEL if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Your doctor may prescribe you with PEROCLIN 5% GEL based on the risk and benefit ratio.