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
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
- Benzoyl peroxide is used for the treatment of acne.
Common side effects include:
- Contact dermatitis
- Skin dryness
Possible serious side effects include:
- Hypersensitivity reaction
- Increased sun sensitivity
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