Benzoyl Peroxide is a medication used to treat acne. Benzoyl Peroxide can cause dryness, peeling of skin, redness and burning of the skin.
Benzoyl Peroxide Overview
Benzoyl Peroxide is both an over-the-counter and a prescription medication and is used to treat mild to moderate acne.
Benzoyl peroxide belongs to a group of drugs called anti-acne preparations, which works by reducing acne-causing bacteria.
This medication comes in liquid, gel, cream, lotion as well as in a bar and foam form. This product can be used once daily and can be incraesed to two to three times a day, if needed.
Common side effects of benzoyl peroxide include dryness or peeling of skin, redness and burning of the skin.
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Uses of Benzoyl Peroxide
Benzoyl Peroxide is a medication used to treat acne.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Benzoyl Peroxide Brand Names
Benzoyl Peroxide may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Clean and Clear
Clean and Clear Advantage Breakout Erasing Cleanser
Clear By Design
Complexion Clear Rejuvenating
Glytone Acne 3P
Maxclarity 2.5 %
Maxclarity 8 %
NeoBenz Micro SD
NeoBenz Micro Wash
Neutrogena Acne Control
Neutrogena Acne Mask
Neutrogena On Spot Acne Treatment
OC 8 Adult Acne
Oxy Daily Wash
Oxy Maximum Action
Oxy Mild Face Wash
Oxy Vanishing Gel
Peroxin A 10
Phisoderm Clear Confidence Spot Treatment
Benzoyl Peroxide Drug Class
Benzoyl Peroxide is part of the drug class: