Quinoderm Antibacterial Facewash 150ml
Quinoderm Antibacterial Facewash 150ml
Quinoderm Cream is used for the treatment of acne vulgaris (common acne), acneform eruptions (an acne like rash) and folliculitis (a mild infection of the hair follicles).
- Antibacterial solution for spot-prone skin and acne.
- Dual-action formula cleans excess oils, dirt and leaves skin healthy.
- Targets excess sebum, the cause of spots and acne.
- Reduces sebum, clears skin and promotes healthy skin.
- Suitable for those with facial spots and acne.
- Ingredients include chlorhexidine digluconate and mytrimonium bromide.
What symptoms or conditions can be treated with Quinoderm Cream?
Quinoderm Cream is a medicine that contains benzoyl peroxide and potassium hydroxyquinoline sulfate, which are effective in treating acne vulgaris, acneform eruptions, and folliculitis.
What is the active ingredient and how does it work?
Quinoderm Cream contains two active ingredients; benzoyl peroxide and potassium hydroxyquinoline sulfate. Benzoyl peroxide provides a peeling action and potassium hydroxyquinoline sulfate has antimicrobial and antifungal properties.
When should I use Quinoderm Antibacterial Facewash and how should I apply it?
For optimal effectiveness, Quinoderm Antibacterial Facewash should be used in the morning and at night. To apply, wet your hands and face, then apply a generous amount of the facewash to your face, rubbing it deeply into the skin, especially on the nose, cheeks, chin, and forehead. Rinse your face thoroughly with water after application.
Can Quinoderm Cream cause side effects?
Like all medicines, Quinoderm Cream can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The side effects may include hypersensitivity (allergic reaction) including local irritation or inflammation, swollen face, itch, rash, dry skin, peeling, and redness of skin.
How long does benzoyl peroxide take to clear acne?
Results are very individual depending on the severity of the conditions. In general Benzoyl peroxide 5% gel or wash takes around 4 weeks to start working. It can take 2 to 4 months to have full effect.
benzoyl peroxide, hydrous 5% w/w, potassium hydroxyquinoline sulfate 0.5% w/w, lactic acid, white soft paraffin, edetic acid, sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate, maize starch, cetostearyl alcohol, sodium cetostearyl sulfate, macrogol 40 castor oil, and purified water.
Usage and Instructions
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The recommended dose is: apply two or three times daily. For external use only.
If you have not used Quinoderm Cream before, perform the following test. Select a small area of skin behind the ear, apply the cream and leave for 12 hours. If severe irritation or pronounced redness occurs, do not proceed with the treatment and tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Application – adults, children and the elderly:
- Spread thinly over all the affected areas and gently massage until no trace of thecream remains.
- Take care not to apply too much cream. Applying too much, or applying it more oftenthan advised, will not help your skin condition clear up more quickly and may causeskin irritation.
- It is important that the whole area is treated, not just individual spots or blemishes.
- After application, wash your hands thoroughly.
If you accidentally swallow Quinoderm Cream
If you accidentally swallow Quinoderm Cream it may cause nausea, sickness and diarrhoea. If you, or someone else swallows Quinoderm Cream contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
- hypersensitivity (allergic reaction) including local irritation or inflammation
- swollen face
- dry skin
- redness of skin
It is common for some slight redness of the skin to occur during the early weeks of treatment. This should gradually disappear as your skin becomes accustomed to the treatment. Stop using the medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist if the original condition worsens.