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BENZAC W GEL WASH (BENZOYL PEROXIDE)

Benzac W Gel Wash Description

Benzac W Gel Wash is a topical agent your doctor may recommend if you are dealing with mild to moderate acne. Benzoyl Peroxide is the active ingredient that uses oxidization to help clear your skin and also possesses antibacterial actions to kill the bacteria that can cause increased inflammation that surrounds acne pimples.

It takes patience to improve the looks of your skin and you may even notice a break-out or worsening of your acne and redness from applying Benzac W Gel Wash. This is due to the outer layer of your skin is shedding and this can expose acne that has not yet surfaced. Improvements should be noticeable by the 3rd week of treatment and with continued use, 2-3 months will show maximum benefits.

Clear Out Clogged Pores and the Bacteria That Contribute to Acne

Once applied as directed, Benzac W Gel Wash will help to remove the excess oil and dead skin cells from the clogged pores and will shed or slough off. As the oxygen is added to your acne, Benzoyl Peroxide will seek out the Propionibacterium (P. acnes) which have infiltrated the pores where they feed because they do not flourish in the presence of oxygen. The inflammation fades and your skin will become clearer with less scarring.

Conditions Treated by Benzac W Gel Wash

The tiny pores on your face open to a follicle that contains a hair and an oil gland, called sebaceous gland. The oil, or sebum, provides you with soft skin as it helps with the removal of old skin cells. If these pores become plugged from too much oil, dirt, and dead skin cells, Propionibacterium will use this as a food source as they burrow into the pore. They can tolerate oxygen, but prefer to grow in environments with little to no oxygen. Inflammation is triggered and your face becomes red and painful. Some individuals may also use Benzac W Gel Wash for treating Papulopustular rosacea for the pimple outbreaks.

Before Benzac W Gel Wash is Prescribed

Ask your doctor about any risk involved with using Benzac W Gel Wash while you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or are breast feeding. Discuss other medical conditions and allergies with your doctor and list all OTC and Rx medications you currently take or use, including herbal remedies and vitamin or dietary supplements. This will determine if your doctor feels Benzac W Gel Wash will be beneficial for your skin.

Benzac W Gel Wash Precautions

Benzoyl Peroxide can cause bleaching if it comes into contact with your hair, clothing, towel, etc. Your skin may become more sensitive to sunlight as the old layers are shed so always apply sunscreen before going outdoors and avoid tanning beds. Keep this and other medications out of children’s reach. Irritation, itching, and redness can occur when you first begin treatment but you should talk to your doctor if these symptoms continue.

Possible Side Effects of Benzac W Gel Wash

  • Peeling skin
  • Increased redness
  • Worsening of skin/acne
  • Increased skin sensitivity

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