Benzoyl Peroxide gel / cream for acne in India?


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?

1 Answer


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.

Your Answer

Category: Tags: asked March 25


"Skin clearing up after years, thank you!"
"No more pimples, confidence back"
"Pimples, dark spots gone, skin glows now"
"Was so depressed... Thank God found U!"
"Can face the world again, thank you"
Helpful answers, community rocks!
"Your regimen worked when nothing else did"