benzoyl peroxide (Proactive, Neutrogena Acne Treatment, Benzac AC, and more)

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Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

GENERIC NAME: benzoyl peroxide

BRAND NAMES: Proactive, Neutrogena On-The-Spot Acne Treatment, Benzac AC (Gel, Wash, and others), BPO (Creamy Wash Complete Pack, Gel and others), Desquam-E, Clean and Clear Advantage 3-in-1 Exfoliating Cleanser, Brevoxyl, Triaz, ZoDerm, and many more

PRESCRIPTION: No

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES:

  • Benzoyl peroxide is used for the treatment of acne.

SIDE EFFECTS:

Common side effects include:

Possible serious side effects include:

  • Hypersensitivity reaction
  • Increased sun sensitivity
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/13/2016



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