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Benzoyl Peroxide / Hydrocortisone Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 11, 2019.

Applies to the following strengths: 5%-0.5%; 5%-0.5% with Cleanser

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Acne

One application applied to the affected area 1 to 2 times a day. A thin film should be applied after washing, avoiding eyes, lips, and mucous membranes.

Usual Adult Dose for Acne Rosacea

One application applied to the affected area 1 to 2 times a day. A thin film should be applied after washing, avoiding eyes, lips, and mucous membranes.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Acne

>=12 years: One application applied to the affected area 1 to 2 times a day. A thin film should be applied after washing, avoiding eyes, lips, and mucous membranes.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Acne Rosacea

>=12 years: One application applied to the affected area 1 to 2 times a day. A thin film should be applied after washing, avoiding eyes, lips, and mucous membranes.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

May bleach hair and colored fabrics.

Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, or mucous membranes.

Discontinue if severe irritation develops.

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

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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