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BPS Side Effects

Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / sulfur topical

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 11, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about benzoyl peroxide / sulfur topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name BPS.

Applies to benzoyl peroxide/sulfur topical: topical gel, topical lotion.

Dermatologic

Excessive erythema and peeling occur most often during the initial phase of drug use and may be controlled by reducing the frequency of application.[Ref]

Dermatologic side effects have most frequently included excessive erythema and peeling (5%).[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity reactions in the form of contact sensitization have been reported and are expected to occur in 1% to 2.5% of patients.[Ref]

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References

1. "Product Information. Sulfoxyl Regular (benzoyl peroxide-sulfur topical)." Stiefel Laboratories Inc

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