Inova 8 / 2 Side Effects
Generic Name: benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Inova 8 / 2.
For the Consumer
Applies to benzoyl peroxide/salicylic acid topical: topical pad
Benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid topical can cause a rare but serious allergic reaction or severe skin irritation. These reactions may occur just a few minutes after you apply the medicine, or within a day or longer afterward.
Stop using this medicine and Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid topical: hives, itching; difficult breathing, feeling light-headed; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid topical and call your doctor at once if you have:
severe skin irritation after using the medicine;
scaly or peeling skin;
redness or swelling of treated skin; or
Common side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid topical: topical pad
Gastrointestinal side effects including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea have been reported.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects including hyperpnea have been reported.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Inova (benzoyl peroxide topical)." JSJ Pharmaceuticals, Doylestown, PA.
Some side effects of Inova 8 / 2 may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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