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Benzoyl Peroxide gel / cream for acne in India?

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Which is a good benzoyl peroxide gel or cream for acne  in India? Where can I get benzoyl peroxide cream or benzoyl peroxide lotion in India? Should I use 2.5% benzoyl peroxide gel or the 5% one for better results?

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The most popular benzoyl peroxide gel in India seems to be Benzac-AC gel (Galderma) which is available in 2.5% and 5% concentrations. The price of Benzac-AC gel versions is Rs. 67 & Rs. 74.

Other options are given below. They are all available at medical stores.

  1. Persol (2.5% benzoyl peroxide and 5% benozyl peroxide) gel – price Rs. 27 & Rs. 37
  2. Persol Forte (10% benzoyl peroxide, 5% sulphur) – price Rs. 50
  3. Periac  (2.5% benzoyl peroxide and 5% benozyl peroxide) gel – price Rs. 49 & Rs. 59
  4. Brevoxyl (4% benzoyl peroxide) cream – price Rs. 93
  5. Abenz (5% benzoyl peroxide)  gel – price Rs. 59
  6. Actiben  (2.5% benzoyl peroxide and 5% benozyl peroxide) gel – price Rs. 30 & Rs. 40
  7. Akneroxid (5% benzoyl peroxide) gel – Rs. 35Benzoyl peroxide is best used in consultation with a dermatologist. It has side effects ranging from skin irritation to adverse effects on a developing foetus during pregnancy. Also, their accompanying leaflets contain information about how to use them.
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