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CVS Health Maximum Strength Acne Treatment Acne Medication

Medically reviewed on January 23, 2017

Dosage form: gel
Ingredients: Benzoyl Peroxide 100mg in 1mL
Labeler: CVS Health
NDC Code: 69842-637

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CVS Health Maximum Strength Acne Treatment Gel
Acne Medication

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Benzoyl Peroxide 10%

Purpose

Acne medication

Use

for the treatment of acne

Warnings

For external use only

Do not use this medication if you have very sensitive skin or if you are sensitive to benzoyl peroxide.

When using this product

  • keep away from eyes, lips and mouth
  • avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen
  • avoid contact with hair or dyed fabric, including carpet and clothing which may be bleached by this product
  • skin irritation may occur, characterized by redness, burning, itching, peeling, or possibly swelling. Mild irritation may be reduced by using the product less frequently or in a lower concentration. If irritation becomes severe, discontinue use; if irritation still continues, consult a doctor.
  • using other topical acne medication at the same time or immediately following the use of this product may increase dryness or irritation of the skin. If this occurs, only one medication should be used unless directed by a doctor.

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. Avoid contact with the eyes. If contact occurs, flush thoroughly with water.

Directions
  • cleanse skin thoroughly before applying medication. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer 1-3 times daily. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a 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

Keep tightly closed. Store at room temperature.

Inactive ingredients

carbomer, disodium EDTA, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, laureth-4, sodium hydroxide, water

Distributed by:
CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive
Woonsocket, RI 02895

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28 g Tube Carton

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Compare to the active ingredient
in Clean & Clear® persa-gel® 10*

MAXIMUM STRENGTH

Acne Treatment
Gel

10% BENZOYL PEROXIDE
ACNE MEDICATION

NET WT 1 OZ (28 g)

Not Actual Size

CVS HEALTH MAXIMUM STRENGTH ACNE TREATMENT   ACNE MEDICATION
benzoyl peroxide gel
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69842-637
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Benzoyl Peroxide (Benzoyl Peroxide) Benzoyl Peroxide100 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium, Unspecified Form 
Edetate Disodium 
Hypromellose, Unspecified 
Laureth-4 
Sodium Hydroxide 
Water 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:69842-637-031 TUBE in 1 CARTON
1NDC:69842-637-0128 mL in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart333D01/01/2014
Labeler - CVS Health (062312574)
Registrant - Garcoa, Inc. (036464697)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Garcoa, Inc.036464697MANUFACTURE(69842-637)

 
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