Perrigo Benzoyl Peroxide 10 Percent Hydroalcoholic Base Acne Gel - 60 Gm

Kills the Propionibacterium acnes bacteria.
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    Benzoyl Peroxide Gel

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    • UPC: 345802308962
    • Decongests pores
    • Helps prevent new blemishes
    • Hydroalcoholic Base Acne Gel

    Perrigo Benzoyl Peroxide 10 Percent Hydroalcoholic Base Acne Gel

    • Benzoyl peroxide is known to dermatologists as the gold standard of topical acne relief.
    • When applied to acne prone skin, whether as a pimples cream, gel or lotion, it breaks down into hydrogen peroxide and benzoic acid.
    • It is the hydrogen peroxide that is believed to be active in fighting acne.
    • Benzoyl peroxide kills the Propionibacterium acnes bacteria that infects blackheads and whiteheads and turns them into pimples.
    • One advantage over other antibiotics is that bacteria dont develop a resistance to benzoyl peroxide.
    • It also might have some effect in clearing blocked pores.
    • Indicated for use in the topical relief of mild to moderate acne vulgaris.
    • Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 5% may be used as an adjunct in acne relief regimens including antibiotics, retinoic acid products and sulfur/salicylic acid containing preparations.
    • Benzoyl peroxide is an antibacterial agent with demonstrated activity against Propionibacterium acnes.
    • This action, combined with the mild keratolytic effect of benzoyl peroxide is believed to be responsible for its usefulness in acne.
    • Benzoyl peroxide is absorbed by the skin where it is metabolized to benzoic acid and excreted as benzoate in the urine.
    Warning:

    California’s Proposition 65 Warning: May This item contains chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. Reference by California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) at: www.oehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/Newlist.html.

    • To use the gel wash and wet the affected area.
    • Use hands to apply the medicine and gently wash.
    • Rinse with water and pat dry.
    • Wash hands after using this medicine.
    • Store this medicine at room temperature in a tightly-closed container, away from heat and light.
    • For external use only.
    • Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.
    • Avoid contact with hair, fabrics or carpeting as benzoyl peroxide will cause bleaching.

    Shipping Weight : 1.20 lb