benzoyl peroxide topical (cont.)
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- What is benzoyl peroxide topical (Acne Treatment, Acne-Clear, Benzac AC, Benzac AC Wash, Benzac W, Benzashave 10, Benzashave 5, BenzEFoam, BenzEFoam Ultra, Benziq, Benziq LS, Benziq Wash, BP Cleansing Lotion, BP Wash, BPO Foaming Cloths, Brevoxyl Acne Wash Kit, Brevoxyl-4 Creamy Wash Complete Pack, Brevoxyl-8 Creamy Wash Complete Pack, Breze, Clearplex, Clearskin, Clinac BPO, Desquam-E, Desquam-X 10, Desquam-X 5, Desquam-X Wash, Fostex Bar 10%, Fostex Gel 10%, Fostex Wash 10%, Inova, Lavoclen-4, Lavoclen-4 Creamy Wash, Lavoclen-8, Lavoclen-8 Creamy Wash, Loroxide, NeoBenz Micro, NeoBenz Micro Cream Plus Pack, NeoBenz Micro SD, NeoBenz Micro Wash Plus Pack, Neutrogena Acne Mask, Neutrogena On Spot Acne Treatment, Oscion, Oscion Cleanser, Oxy 10 Balance, Oxy Balance, Oxy Daily Wash, Oxy Daily Wash Chill Factor, Oxy-10, Pacnex, Pacnex HP, Pacnex LP, Pacnex MX Wash, PanOxyl, Panoxyl 10, Panoxyl 5, Panoxyl Aqua Gel, PanOxyl Maximum Strength Foaming Acne Wash, Persa-Gel, Seba-Gel, SoluCLENZ Rx, Triaz, Triaz Cleanser, Triaz Foaming Cloths, Triaz Pads)?
- What are the possible side effects of benzoyl peroxide topical?
- What is the most important information I should know about benzoyl peroxide topical?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using benzoyl peroxide topical?
- How should I use benzoyl peroxide topical?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while using benzoyl peroxide topical?
- What other drugs will affect benzoyl peroxide topical?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using benzoyl peroxide topical?
Avoid getting this medication in your mouth or eyes. If it does get into any of these areas, rinse with water. Do not use benzoyl peroxide topical on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, irritated, or broken skin. Also avoid using benzoyl peroxide topical on wounds or on areas of eczema. Wait until these conditions have healed before using this medication.
Avoid using skin products that can cause irritation, such as harsh soaps, shampoos, or skin cleansers, hair coloring or permanent chemicals, hair removers or waxes, or skin products with alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime. Do not use other medicated skin products unless your doctor has told you to.
Avoid using sunscreen containing PABA on the same skin treated with benzoyl peroxide, or skin discoloration may occur.
What other drugs will affect benzoyl peroxide topical?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied benzoyl peroxide topical. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about benzoyl peroxide topical.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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