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hydrocortisone/benzoyl peroxide - topical, Vanoxide-HC

GENERIC NAME: HYDROCORTISONE/BENZOYL PEROXIDE - TOPICAL (HYE-droe-KOR-ti-sone/BEN-zoh-ill per-OX-ide)

BRAND NAME(S): Vanoxide-HC

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USES: This product is used to treat acne and oily skin. The product contains two ingredients, hydrocortisone and benzoyl peroxide. Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid that acts to decrease the skin swelling that can occur with acne. Benzoyl peroxide works by reducing the amount of acne-causing bacteria. It also helps to heal pimples by causing the skin to dry and peel.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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