FAQ – Nixoderm Ointment


Q: When to use the ointment? Before or after apply moisturizer?
A: There are 2 ways, depending on your skin condition.

  1. Apply a thin layer of the ointment on the affected area after moisturizer.
  2. Apply directly onto the affected area before moisturizer.


Q: How to use the Nixoderm Ointment correctly?
A: Apply a thin layer of the ointment on the affected area twice daily. This treatment should be followed for 7 days then discontinue for 3 days and resume for further seven days. Continue this pattern of treatment until the condition has cleared up.


Q. What are the active ingredients and the functions?
1. Benzoic Acid : Provides anti fungal properties
2. Salicylic Acid : A keratolytic agent which treats acne
3. Precipitated sulphur : Mild anti septic, anti fungal and parasiticidal agent


Q: How much of Nixoderm Ointment should I apply?
A: Apply only a thin layer of the ointment. The amount apply should be good enough to cover the affected area.

Q: Can Nixoderm Ointment being use on any type of acne?
A: The ointment is suitable for moderate to less severe acne type.


Q: If I have sensitive skin, can I use Nixoderm Ointment?
A: Yes, you can by applying a thin layer of petroleum jelly over the affected area before applying the Nixoderm Ointment.


Q: My skin is burning when I used the ointment. Why is that?
A: It is normal to feel that way as the ointment is actually reacting to the respected skin problem.


Q: What is the function of the Ointment?
A: The ointment is specially formulated to treat pimple, blackhead, itchiness, rashes and ringworm of the skin and scalp.


Q: How should I wash it off?
A: Cleanser is required to totally remove it from the skin.


Q: How to use it to treat blackhead?
A: Apply only a thin layer of the ointment on the affected area overnight and wash it off the next day by using cleanser.


Q: Is it suitable for all skin types?
A: Suitable for acne prone skin.


Q: Can I used it on my whole face?
A: Apply the ointment on the affected areas only. Avoid using it on your whole face.


Q: Why Nixoderm ointment has a distinctive smell ?
A: The smell is from the active ingredient, namely Precipitated sulphur.