Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm belongs to the class of medication called ‘Alpha-hydroxy acid’ primarily used for brighter, more radiant skin complexation. Besides this, it is also used to treat skin problems like acne (pimples), acne scars, melasma, hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and photoaging (premature aging of the skin caused by repeated exposure to UV radiation). Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm is derived from sugarcane with an antibacterial, antioxidant, keratolytic (remove warts, calluses), comedolytic (inhibits the formation of blemishes), and anti-inflammatory activity. Acne is a skin condition that occurs when the hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells, age spots.
Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm contains ‘Glycolic acid’ works by increases the turnover rate of epithelial cells (cells that line the surface of the skin), eventually helps in peeling the skin and treating comedones (skin-colored, small bumps due to acne). Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm kills bacteria, reduces inflammation, and unplugs blocked pores. It decomposes to release oxygen when applied to the skin. This oxygen acts as a bactericidal agent and kills Propionibacterium acnes, the bacteria that causes acne.
Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm is available in topical (for skin use) gel, cream, cleansing lotion or soap, facial mask, and foam. Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm is for external use only. Avoid contact with eyes, eyelids, lips, mouth, and nose. If the medicine comes in contact with any of these areas, rinse with water immediately. Do not use Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm on sunburned, windburned, dry, or irritated skin. Common side effects of Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm include dry skin, erythema (skin redness), burning sensation, itching, skin irritation, and skin rash.
Please tell your doctor if you are allergic to Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm or its components. Let your doctor know if you use any prescription and non-prescription medications you are taking, including vitamins, before starting Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm. Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm can make the skin more sensitive in the sunlight, hence always use sunscreen and protective clothing before you step outdoors. Care should be taken while applying Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm on sensitive areas, such as the neck. Please limit the use of products that contain large amounts of alcohol (astringents, shaving creams, or after-shave lotions), hair removal products, and products containing lime or spices while using Glyco 12 Cream 30 gm. It is essential to let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or a breastfeeding mother.