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Benzoyl Peroxide / Sulfur Topical Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Acne

Apply to affected areas once daily for the first week, and twice daily thereafter. The skin should be gently washed, rinsed with warm water, and patted dry before application.

Maximum reduction of lesions generally occurs after 8 to 12 weeks of therapy.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Acne

>12 years: Apply to affected areas once daily for the first week, and twice daily thereafter. The skin should be gently washed, rinsed with warm water, and patted dry before application.

Maximum reduction of lesions generally occurs after 8 to 12 weeks of therapy.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

May bleach hair and colored fabrics.

Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, or mucous membranes.

Discontinue if severe irritation develops.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in children < 12 years.

Dialysis

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