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benzoyl peroxide by Perrigo New York Inc

Dosage form: gel
Ingredients: BENZOYL PEROXIDE 2.5g in 100g
Labeler: Perrigo New York Inc
NDC Code: 45802-101

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Perrigo Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Benzoyl peroxide 2.5%


Acne treatment


for the treatment of acne


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)

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.
clean the skin thoroughly before applying this product
cover the entire affected area with a thin layer one to three times daily
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°-25° (68°-77°F)

Inactive ingredients

carbomer homopolymer, dimethicone, disodium lauryl sulfosuccinate, edetate disodium, glycerin, methylparaben, poloxamer 182, purified water, silicon dioxide, sodium hydroxide

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Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%

Aqueous Base, Acne Treatment Gel

NET WT 2.1 OZ (60 g)

benzoyl peroxide gel
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:45802-101
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:45802-101-961 TUBE in 1 CARTON
160 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart333D03/13/2012
Labeler - Perrigo New York Inc (078846912)

Revised: 05/2016
Perrigo New York Inc

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