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Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: BENZOYL PEROXIDE 5g in 100g
Labeler: Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
NDC Code: 0179-8705

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Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Benzoyl Peroxide 5% Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Benzoyl peroxide 5%

Purpose

Acne medication

Use

for the treatment of acne

Warnings

For external use only

Do not use

if you

  • have very sensitive skin
  • are sensitive to benzoyl peroxide

When using this product
  • skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time.
  • avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen
  • avoid contact with the eyes, lips, and mouth
  • avoid contact with hair and dyed fabrics, which may be bleached by this product
  • skin irritation may occur, characterized by redness, burning, itching, peeling, or possibly swelling. Irritation may be reduced by using the product less frequently or in a lower concentration.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • irritation becomes severe

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions
  • shake well
  • Sensitivity Test for a New User. Apply product sparingly to one or two small affected areas during the first 3 days. If no discomfort occurs, follow the directions stated below.
  • wet area to be cleansed
  • apply acne wash and gently massage area for 1-2 minutes
  • rinse thoroughly and pat dry
  • because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor
  • if bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day
  • if going outside, apply sunscreen after using this product. If irritation or sensitivity develops, stop use of both products and ask a doctor.

Other information
  • store at 20-25ºC (68-77ºF)

Inactive ingredients

carbomer homopolymer, citric acid*, edetate disodium, glycerin, imidurea, lauryl methacrylate/glycol dimethacrylate crosspolymer, purified water, sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate, sodium hydroxide *may contain this ingredient

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

Package/Label Principal Display Panel

Benzoyl Peroxide 5%

Acne treatment wash

Fragrance free

NET WT 5 OZ (142 g)

KAISER PERMANENTE BENZOYL PEROXIDE 
benzoyl peroxide liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0179-8705
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BENZOYL PEROXIDE (BENZOYL PEROXIDE) BENZOYL PEROXIDE5 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
EDETATE DISODIUM 
GLYCERIN 
IMIDUREA 
WATER 
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE 
SODIUM HYDROXIDE 
LAURYL METHACRYLATE/GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0179-8705-05142 g in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart333D06/08/200707/31/2020
Labeler - Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (053052619)

 
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Medically reviewed on Nov 19, 2018

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