Acne Treatment by CVS
Medically reviewed on December 26, 2017
Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: BENZOYL PEROXIDE 10g in 100g
NDC Code: 59779-240
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Benzoyl Peroxide 10%
For the treatment of acne.
For external use only.
- if you have very sensitive skin or are sensitive to Benzoyl Peroxide
- 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.
- irritation becomes severe
If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
- 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 consult a doctor.
Aluminum hydroxide, Bentonite, Carbomer, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Isopropyl myristate, Methylparaben, PEG-12, Potassium Hydroxide, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Water
benzoyl peroxide 10% cream
|Labeler - CVS (062312574)|
|Registrant - Product Quest Mfg, LLC (927768135)|
|Product Quest Mfg, LLC||927768135||manufacture(59779-240), label(59779-240)|