Curaspot Aqua 5% Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 100g


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Curaspot Aqua 5% Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 100g

The nonprescription medicine recommended in the local treatment of mild to moderate acne Curaspot Aqua has changed its name to CuraspotAqua.

Description of Curaspot Aqua 5% Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 100g

Curaspot Aqua 5% Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 100g   is a medicine indicated in the treatment of acne of moderate severity.

Directions for use of Curaspot Aqua Face Gel with 5% Benzoyl Peroxide 100g

Two applications per day after cleaning and drying the area to be treated. After application, the gel must be rinsed. Dermal.

What is the definition of acne?

Very common skin problem, acne appears most often in adolescence . Mostly benign, it can in some cases take severe forms, with pimples on the face , neck , chest and sometimes back .

Acne is a reflection of reactions that take place in the sebaceous glands , which produce sebum, a lubricating substance. If it lacks sebum , the skin will be dry and easily chapped. If there is too much, the skin will become more oily and acne .
Indeed, the excess of sebum obstructs the duct of the sebaceous glands. This facilitates the proliferation of bacteria normally present in the skin and in particular the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes , responsible for inflammation (red pimples). When the clogged follicle dilates too much, it causes retentional lesions ( blackheads and microcysts). The deeper lesions (cysts) can leave scars .

Composition of Curaspot Aqua 5% Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 100g


Presentation of Aqua Curaspot Gel

100 g gel tube. Free price in Pharmacy exclusively. Drug free access.

Warnings on drugs

Be careful, the drug is not a product like any other. Read the Curaspot leaflet carefully before ordering it. Do not let the medicine reach children. If symptoms persist, seek the advice of your doctor or pharmacist. Beware of incompatibilities on your current products.

Please inform your online pharmacist of ongoing treatments to identify any incompatibilities. The order validation form contains a custom message field provided for this purpose.

Find the leaflet of this drug without prescription Curaspot on the website of the National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products.

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Local Antiacnetics

benzoyl peroxide

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CURASPOT 5%: gel; 50 g tube.

CURASPOT 5%: gel; 100 g tube.

Galderma International Laboratory

p 100 g
Benzoyl peroxide 5 g

This medication is a local anti-acne drug that contains benzoyl peroxide. It essentially acts by destroying certain germs responsible for the inflammation of the comedo and the formation of pustules.
It is used in the treatment of acne .
This medication should not be used by people who are sensitive to peroxides (hydrogen peroxide).
WARNING (Contents)
This rinse gel can be purchased without a prescription, on the advice of your pharmacist, to treat acne of average severity of the face, back or chest. A medical opinion is preferable in case of acne extended or important.
Do not apply any other product or cosmetic (cologne, aftershave, cream ...) without the agreement of your doctor.
This drug exposes you to a risk of photosensitisation : exposure to ultraviolet rays (sun, tanning lamp) can cause burns. Moreover, the sun, although it may give the impression of a temporary improvement of lesions, aggravates acne. Protection with a high solar index cream is recommended.
The effect of this medication during pregnancy or lactation is not well known: only your doctor can evaluate the possible risk of its use in your case.
The application is made after the toilet, on the skin very dry.
Apply the gel on the areas to be treated (face, back, thorax). Leave on for 1 to 5 minutes before rinsing thoroughly with water and drying again.

Usual dosage:

  • Adult and child over 12 years: 1 application, morning and evening.
TIPS (summary)
The effect of benzoyl peroxide usually only occurs after 1 to 2 months of daily treatment. Applications should be continued on a regular basis for at least 6 months.
Irritation is frequent and normal at the start of treatment: do not be discouraged, but do not hesitate to take the advice of your doctor. To reduce the risk of irritation, do not apply this product to skin that is already irritated or injured, use mild soaps and do not apply alcoholic lotion or perfume.
If accidentally put into contact with eyes, eyelids, mouth, nostrils, mucous membranes or a sore, rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water.
You should consider the risk of discolouration of your clothes or bedding by the product.
This medicinal product may be freely available in certain pharmacies; nevertheless, do not hesitate to ask your pharmacist for advice.
Photosensitization , skin irritation.
Discoloration of certain textiles.

GLOSSARY (summary)

Skin disorders associated with sebum retention forming comedones (blackheads and microcysts). These are the site of a proliferation of bacteria and turn into pustules.

A general term that refers to all microscopic organisms likely to cause infection: bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi.

Natural reaction of the organism against an element recognized as foreign. It manifests itself locally by redness, heat, pain or swelling.

Tissue (membrane) that lines the cavities and ducts of the body communicating with the outside (digestive tract, respiratory tract, urinary tract, etc.).

Abnormal sensitivity of the skin to light or ultraviolet rays due to a drug or a natural or chemical substance.

Ultraviolet rays are radiation emitted naturally by the sun or artificially by certain lamps. UV A and UVB are distinguishable. Short-wave UV B are stopped in the outermost layers of the skin. They are responsible for burns (sunburn). The UVA, of wider wavelength, penetrate deeply and reach the dermis. They induce pigmentation (tanning). Repeated intense UV exposure causes premature aging of the skin and increases the risk of skin cancer.
Abbreviation: UV.

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ANSM - Last updated: 24/04/2017

Name of the medicinal product


Benzoyl peroxide


Please read this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine because it contains important information for you.

You should always use this medication exactly as prescribed in this leaflet or by your doctor or pharmacist.

· Keep this leaflet. You might need to read it again.

· Ask your pharmacist for advice or information.

· If you experience any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This also applies to any side effects not mentioned in this leaflet. See section 4.

· You should contact your doctor if you experience no improvement or feel less well after 4 to 6 weeks.

What is in this leaflet?

1. What is Curaspotaqua 5%, gel and in which cases is it used?

2. What information should be known before using Curaspotaqua 5%, gel?

3. How to use Curaspotaqua 5%, gel?

4. What are the possible side effects?

5. How to store Curaspotaqua 5%, gel?

6. Package contents and other information.


CURASPOTAQUA 5%, gel is a local anti-acne product containing Benzoyl Peroxide.

It is used in the treatment of mild to moderate acne.

2. WHAT TO DO ABOUT BEFORE USING Curaspotaqua 5%, gel?

Do not use Curaspotaqua 5%, gel:

· if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to benzoyl peroxide or any of the other ingredients of this medication mentioned in section 6.

Warnings and Precautions


· Patients with sensitive skin or sensitized by other preliminary treatments (retinoic acid ...) should be warned of certain side effects that may appear during the treatment. Avoid applying Curaspotaqua to heavily inflamed skin areas and open wounds.

· Only for external use, do not swallow.

· Do not use this medication in children less than 12 years of age. It is not known whether it acts on them or whether it can be used safely.

· Particular caution should be exercised in blond or redhead subjects with fragile skin and lesions in more sensitive areas (face, neck, subclavicular cavity)

· Keep out of the reach of children.

Precautions for use

· For the first applications, it is appropriate to test the individual sensitivity, to carry out a repeated test on a reduced skin surface ("test button"),

· Particularly important precautions are necessary for face applications: avoid contact with eyes and eyelids, mouth, nostrils and mucous membranes. If this is the case, it is recommended to wash thoroughly with water,

· Particular caution should be exercised when simultaneously with other preparations, especially with those which cause peeling of the skin ("peeling skin"). If, prior to treatment with CURASPOTAQUA 5%, the patient has already been treated with exfoliating preparations, it is advisable to await the recovery of the skin lesions,

· Solar radiation and ultraviolet lamps cause additional irritation, so exposure should be avoided as much as possible. Patients with erythema should wait for the signs to disappear before initiating treatment with this preparation.

· Mild irritation (burning sensation, redness and peeling skin / skin peeling) may occur, especially at the beginning of treatment).

· When the cooking sensation and the redness become too great, the stop of the treatment is advised.

· For everyday use, it is preferable to use non-irritating cleansing agents such as aqueous (lipid-free) cleansing lotion and soap-free loaves.

· Curaspotaqua can cause swelling of the skin and vesicles. If this symptom occurs, treatment should be discontinued.


This gel can bleach or discolor hair, nails, as well as natural or synthetic textile fibers (clothing, bedding, towels).

Children and Youth

Not applicable.

Other medicines and Curaspotaqua 5%, gel

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or may take any other medicines.

Curaspotaqua 5%, gel with food and beverages

Not applicable.

Pregnancy and breast feeding

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or plan a pregnancy, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

In the absence of data on the use of this drug in breast milk, it is preferable not to use it during breast-feeding. If you are using it while breastfeeding, to avoid accidental contact with the baby, you should not apply CURASPOTAQUA to the chest.

Driving and using machines

Not applicable.

Curaspotaqua 5% gel contains <{name excipient (s)}>

Not applicable.


Reserved only for EXTERNAL USE

Administration mode

1 - Clean and dry the areas to be treated (face, back, torso ...).

2 - Gently press the tube to the base to deposit on the tip of the finger a quantity of gel sufficient to cover the areas to be treated.

3 - Apply and leave the gel in place for 1 to 5 minutes.

4 - Rinse the treated body parts thoroughly with clean water.

5 - Dry the treated areas.

6 - Wash your hands thoroughly and refill the tube.

It is important to note that after application, the gel should be RINCE.

Frequency and Timing of Use:

1 or 2 times a day, morning and evening at bedtime. In people with sensitive skin, it is recommended to apply the gel once a day.

Discreet irritation is possible, especially at the beginning of treatment; it does not indicate an intolerance or an allergy to the medication as long as it remains moderate.

However, individual sensitivity should be tested prior to initiation of treatment with a "test touch" (repeat applications on a small area of ​​skin for about ten consecutive days).

The improvement is visible in most cases after 4 to 6 weeks of treatment. However, longer use may be necessary.

Due to the risk of discoloration of natural or synthetic textile fibers, it is advisable to use light colored linen (pillows, towels, towels), to wash hands after application and to rinse thoroughly the parts of the body processed.

If you used more than Curaspotaqua 5% gel you should not have

Curaspotaqua 5%, gel is indicated for external use only. If you apply more gel than necessary, the results will not be better or faster; on the other hand, a more severe irritation may develop.

Immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist.

If you forget to use Curaspotaqua 5% gel

Not applicable.

If you stop using Curaspotaqua 5%, gel

Not applicable.


Like all medicines, this medicine may cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

· Very common side effects (affecting more than 1 in 10 people):

o Dry skin

o Redness of the skin

o Desquamation (peeling skin)

o Burning sensation of the skin.

These effects are generally reversible if the frequency of application is decreased or if the treatment is stopped.

· Common side effects (affecting less than 1 in 10 people):

o Itching (pruritus)

o Irritation of the skin (irritant contact dermatitis)

· Frequency of occurrence not known (can not be determined with available data):

o Swelling of the face

o Swelling of the eyelids

o Rash on the skin

o Skin pain (tingling)

o Sensitivity to sunlight

o Allergic Skin Dermatitis

o Allergic reactions: difficulty breathing, sudden swelling of the face, mouth or neck (angioedema), allergic shock. If you experience any of these symptoms, stop using the product and contact a doctor immediately.

Declaration of side effects

If you experience any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This also applies to any side effects not mentioned in this leaflet. You can also report adverse reactions directly via the national reporting system: National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) and network of Regional Centers of Pharmacovigilance - Website:

By reporting adverse reactions, you are helping to provide more information about the safety of the drug.


Keep this medicine out of the reach and sight of children.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month .

Store at a temperature not exceeding + 25 ° C.

Ask your pharmacist or doctor:

· If you need additional information or advice,

· If you are not sure whether this medication is appropriate for you, in particular,

· If you are pregnant or breastfeeding,

· If you have, besides what you want to treat with this medication, another disease,

· If you are taking other medicines at the same time, even if they are sold without a prescription,

· If you have ever been allergic to a drug,

· If you notice any side effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Do not throw any medicines into drains or rubbish. Ask your pharmacist to remove any medications you are no longer using. These measures will help protect the environment.


What Curaspotaqua contains 5%, gel

· The active substance is:

Benzoyl peroxide ............................................... .................................................. ..... 5.00 g

For 100 g of gel.

· The other components are: methacrylic copolymer (POLYTRAP 6603), glycerol, carbomer 940, sodium olefin sulfonate (C14-C16), sodium hydroxide solution
10%, and purified water.

What is Curaspotaqua 5%, gel and contents of the pack

This medication is in the form of a gel. Tube (PE) of 50 or 100 g, with a capsule in white polypropylene.

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Names of the medicinal product in the Member States of the European Economic Area

Not applicable.

The last date on which this leaflet was revised is:

[to be completed later by the holder]


Detailed information on this medicine is available on the ANSM website (France).

Health Education Council:

Acne is a condition characterized by the appearance of pimples related to the excessive production of sebum

("Oily skin") and comedones ("blackheads").

It usually occurs in adolescence from where its frequent designation under the name of juvenile acne, but in fact it can occur at other periods of life.

It is usually limited to the face (nose, cheeks and forehead) but can also reach the shoulders, thorax and back.

It is necessary to have a good normal skin hygiene and not very aggressive.

Clean your skin gently: use non-aggressive soaps (dermatological rolls, milks or cleansing gels) and always dry the facial skin after washing. Hygiene products remove impurities on the skin surface.

Avoid irritating the skin by rubbing it during cleaning.

Thoroughly moisturize the skin, taking care to use non-comedogenic creams, ie tested to avoid inducing comedones (blackheads).

Acne and Makeup

Make-up is possible, but on condition of using non-comedogenic products suitable for acne skins.

It is advisable not to touch his acne.

If the acne lesions are affected, you can cause permanent scarring and promote the development of new pimples.

Acne and sun

Exposure to the sun sometimes reduces the inflammatory character in a transitory way (one gets the impression that acne improves in the summer) but then, one sees a more important crisis.

The sun should therefore be avoided and the application of a sunscreen with a high degree of protection is recommended in case of exposure.

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