Generic name: BENZOYL PEROXIDE 1.3g in 52mL
Dosage form: gel, wash
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 19, 2020.
Benprox Gel 2.75% and Benprox Gel 5.25% can
be applied once or twice daily to the affected areas or as directed by your physician.
Use after washing with water and a mild cleanser such as Benprox Wash 5.25%.
Benprox Wash 5.25% should be shaken well before use. The affected areas should
be washed once or twice daily or as directed by your physician. Avoid contact with
eyes or mucous membranes. Wet skin and liberally apply to areas to be cleansed,
massage gently into skin for 10 to 20 seconds, working into a full lather. Rinse
thoroughly and pat dry. If drying occurs, it may be controlled by rinsing cleanser off
sooner or using the cleanser less often.
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