GENERAL INFORMATION

  • DOSAGE FORMS: Skin cream
  • PACKAGING: 8-gram tube
  • STORAGE CONDITION: Dry place, protect the light, temperature not exceed 30 °C
  • SHELF-LIFE: 24 months
  • SPECIFICATION: Manufacturer's specicication

ACTIVE INGREDIENT:

  • Benzoyl peroxide 10%

Product information is for reference only.
Please see detailed drug information in the drug leaflet attached to the product.

INDICATIONS:

Acne Treatment
Benzoyl peroxide aid for the treatment of mild-moderate acne, severe nodulocystic acne , blackhead pimples by absorbing excess oils and releasing glycerol which reduces the risk of irritation.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

  • People allergic to benzoyl peroxide.
  • Hypersensitive to any ingredient of the drug.

USAGE INSTRUCTIONS AND DOSE:

  • Gently wash and dry the face with warm water then cover the entire affected spots with a thin layer UP TO three times daily or as directed by the doctor
  • Recommend to apply before bedtime for the drug to have the best performance.
  • If irritation or sesitivity develops, stop use of this medication and ask a doctor.

WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS:

  • Benzoyl peroxide can oxidize and discolor clothes and fabrics.
  • White people are more susceptible to irritation.
  • Should be used during pregnancy only when clearly needed.
  • Caution when giving to mother during lactation.

ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS:

  • Common: Skin irritation, contact dermatitis, dry skin.
  • Rare: Severe itching, redness, burning, swelling.
  • Inform your doctor about unwanted effects when taking the drug

WARNINGS FOR THE USE OF DRUGS DURING PREGNANCY AND BREASTFEEDING:

Should only be used during pregnancy when absolutely necessary

DRUG INTERACTIONS AND INCOMPATIBILITIES:

  • Do not use benzoyl peroxide when exposed to sunlight or ultraviolet rays.
  • Concurrent use with sunscreen containing paraaminobenzoic acid will cause discoloration of the skin for a while.
  • Benzoyl peroxide can bleach hair and color fabrics

OVERDOSE AND TREATMENT:

  • If rapid desquamation, erythema, or edema occurs, the drug should be discontinued.
  • For quick relief of harmful effects, cold compresses can be applied. After the above symptoms and manifestations have subsided, a lower dose may be cautiously tried if it is thought that the reaction that occurred was due to an overdose and not to an allergy.
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