Benzonix Soap 1.5% & 2.5% / Gel 2.5% & 5%

Benzonix Soap 1.5% & 2.5% / Gel 2.5% & 5%

Product Description


Soap:Benzoyl Peroxide 1.5% & 2.5%

Gel:  Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% & 5% (with Glycerol and Acrylates co-polymer base)


Description: Benzoyl peroxideis a keratolytic drug with bacteriostatic activity against Propionibacterium acnes; treatment is usually started at a lower strength and increased as tolerance develops to the initial irritant reaction.


Mechanism of Action: Benzoyl peroxideprovides broad-spectrum bactericidal agent that functions through its powerful oxidizing activity.  Lethal to P. acnes, S. Capitis, S. Epidermitis, S. Hominis, P. Avidum, P. Granulosum and Pityrosporum ovale – causes 1-3 log10 reduction in the cutnaeous micro flora during treatment.  It has keratolytic and comedolytic activity, which inhibits triglyceride hydrolysis and decreases inflammation in acne.  Anti-bacterial effects>> keratolytic effects for acne.


Indication: Mild to moderate acne e.g. Acne, Recurrent Folliculitis & Progressive macular hypomelanosis.


Usage & Application: Acne, initially Benzonix should be applied to clean skin on alternate days, increasing the frequency to 1–2 times daily as tolerance to irritant effect develops.


Side Effect: Initial irritation common but subsides with continued use; rarely, contact sensitivity occurs, occasionally even 1 application can cause severe irritation; may bleach fabrics, hair and skin.


Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and mucous membranes; avoid use of occlusive dressings; avoid excessive exposure to sunlight


Storage Condition: Store below 250 C (77CF) & to protect from light.


Pack:  Soap:  75 gm,

              Gel:  20 gm Tube

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