Caress 2.5% is an anti-bacterial medicine used to treat acne. Acne appears as spots or pimples on your face, chest or back. This medicine works by attac... View More
Uses of Caress 2.5%
Side effects of Caress 2.5%
How to use Caress 2.5%
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and ... View More
How Caress 2.5% works
Caress 2.5% is an organic compound. It has a keratolytic property, i.e., it even out the uneven skin. When applied on acne, it releases oxygen which kil... View More
Acne vulgaris, Dyeing hair, Teeth whitening, Decubitus or Stasis ulcers
Apply sparingly to affected areas after thoroughly washing skin;
Adult: Topical Acne cream: Apply 1-2 times/day.
Mode of Action
Benzoyl peroxide has mild keratolytic effect and antimicrobial activity which is attributed to its oxidative property. It is active against S.epidermidi... View More
Discontinue if severe irritation develops. Restart with tolerable levels of treatment after irritiation has cleared. Do not use occlusive dressing. May ... View More
Excessive drying of skin, allergic dermatitis. May bleach fabrics or hair. Skin discoloration; skin rash, peeling, transient local oedema.
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C Lactation: excretion in milk unknown; use with caution
PABA sunscreens may transiently discolour fabric.