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Drug information on Benzoyl Peroxide (Benzoyl Peroxide) from Unicure India Pvt. Ltd.

Benzoyl Peroxide

Unicure India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Benzoyl Peroxide
20 g
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Benzoyl Peroxide may be prescribed

Side effects of Benzoyl Peroxide

Dryness, feeling of warmth, irritation, itching, peeling, redness, stinging and swelling of the skin.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

As 2.5-10% cream: Apply 1-2 times/day to the affected areas.

How to use Benzoyl Peroxide?

It comes as gel to apply topically as directed by your physician.

When is Benzoyl Peroxide not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Benzoyl Peroxide

• Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

• Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.

• Avoid applying this medication into irritated skin, including sunburns, or to open wounds.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Other Precautions for Benzoyl Peroxide

Extreme caution needed in children.

Storage Conditions for Benzoyl Peroxide

Store it at room temperature and keep away from light and moisture.

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