Benzoyl peroxide Side Effects
Brand Names: Acne Treatment, BP Wash, BenzEFoam, Benzac, Benzac AC, Benzefoam, Benzefoam Ultra, Brevoxyl, Brevoxyl Creamy Wash, Desquam-X Wash, Inova, NeoBenz Micro Wash Plus Pack, Neobenz Micro SD, Neobenz Micro Wash Plus Pack, Oxy Balance, Pacnex LP, PanOxyl, Triaz
Please note - some side effects for Benzoyl peroxide may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of Benzoyl peroxide - for the Consumer
Benzoyl peroxide Bar
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Benzoyl peroxide Bar:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Benzoyl peroxide Bar:
Dryness; feeling of warmth; irritation; itching; mild peeling, redness, or swelling of the skin.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; dizziness; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); excessive burning, itching, redness, swelling, or tenderness of your skin; extreme dryness.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.Top
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: compounding powder; topical bar; topical cream; topical foam; topical gel; topical kit; topical liquid; topical lotion; topical pad
Dermatologic side effects including excessive drying have been reported in 4% of patients. This is associated with skin peeling, irritation, erythema, and possible edema.
Hypersensitivity reactions have included allergic contact dermatitis.Top
- Acne Treatment Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Acne Treatment cream MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- BP Wash Prescribing Information (FDA)
- BenzEFoam foam MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Benzac Topical Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Benzac AC wash MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Benzefoam Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Benzefoam Ultra Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Brevoxyl gel MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Brevoxyl Creamy Wash Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Desquam-X Wash Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Inova pads MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- NeoBenz Micro Wash Plus Pack cream MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Neobenz Micro SD Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Neobenz Micro Wash Plus Pack Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Oxy Balance Topical Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Pacnex LP Prescribing Information (FDA)
- PanOxyl bar MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Triaz cloths MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Triazolam Monograph (AHFS DI)
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