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Benzoyl Peroxide

Benzoyl Peroxide
Benzoyl peroxide has an antibacterial effect. It also has a mild drying effect, which allows excess oils and dirt to be easily washed away from the skin. Benzoyl peroxide topical (for the skin) is used to treat acne. There are many brands and forms of benzoyl peroxide available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet. Benzoyl peroxide topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Benzoyl Peroxide

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Benzoyl peroxide can cause a rare but serious allergic reaction or severe skin irritation. Stop using this medicine and get emergency medical help if you have: hives, itching; difficult breathing, feeling light-headed; or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
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