Peroderm Side Effects
Generic Name: benzoyl peroxide / urea topical
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug benzoyl peroxide / urea topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Peroderm.
For the Consumer
Applies to benzoyl peroxide / urea topical: cream, gel
Other dosage forms:
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking benzoyl peroxide / urea topical:
Dryness; feeling of warmth; irritation; itching; peeling; redness; stinging; swelling of the skin.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; dizziness; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); excessive burning, itching, redness, or tenderness of your skin; extreme dryness; swelling.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to benzoyl peroxide / urea topical: topical cream, topical gel, topical liquid, topical pad
Dermatologic side effects have included excessive drying. This is associated with skin peeling, irritation, erythema, and possible edema.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity reactions have included allergic contact dermatitis.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Zoderm (benzoyl peroxide-urea topical)." Bradley Pharmaceuticals Inc, Fairfield, NJ.
It is possible that some side effects of Peroderm may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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