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Acne Spot Treatment by CVS

Medically reviewed on December 26, 2017

Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: BENZOYL PEROXIDE 10g in 100g
Labeler: CVS
NDC Code: 59779-243

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Benzoyl Peroxide 10%

Purpose

Acne treatment

Uses

For the treatment of acne.

Warnings

For external use only.

Do not use
  • if you have very sensitive skin or 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.
  • rinse right away with water if it gets in eyes.
  • avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen.
  • avoid contact with 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, possibly swelling. Irritation may be reduced by using the product less frequently or in a lower concentration.

Stop 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.

Directions
  • cleanse the skin thoroughly before applying medication
  • cover the entire affected area with a thin layer one to three times a day
  • because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to 2 to 3 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, use a sunscreen. Allow product to dry then follow directions in the sunscreen labeling. if sensitivity develops, discontinue use of both products and cpnsult a doctor.

Inactive ingredients

Aluminum hydroxide, Bentonite, Carbomer, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Isopropyl myristate, Methylparaben, PEG-12, Potassium Hydroxide, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Water

CVS Acne Spot Treatment

Maximum Strength

10% Benzoyl Peroxide

ACNE SPOT TREATMENT 
benzoyl peroxide 10% cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-243
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BENZOYL PEROXIDE (BENZOYL PEROXIDE) BENZOYL PEROXIDE10 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE 
BENTONITE 
GLYCERYL STEARATE SE 
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE 
METHYLPARABEN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 600 
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
PROPYLPARABEN 
WATER 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-243-011 TUBE in 1 CARTON
128 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart333D10/31/2014
Labeler - CVS (062312574)
Registrant - Product Quest Mfg, LLC (927768135)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Product Quest Mfg, LLC927768135manufacture(59779-243), label(59779-243)

 
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