benzoyl peroxide

Adult
Uses
  • acne
  • astringent
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • hypersensitivity to benzoyl peroxide
Cautions
  • increased risk of skin irritation and dryness if used with other topical acne medication at the same time or right after use of this product
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • skin irritation
  • redness
  • burning
  • itching
  • peeling
  • swelling
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
Apply once daily, may increase to 2-3 times daily if needed
Source of Suggestion
Suggestion from clinicians (Added on August, 2015)