- DOSAGE FORM: 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 specification
- Benzoyl peroxide 10%
Product information is for reference only. Please see detailed drug information in the drug leaflet attached to the product.
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.
- 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.