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5 & 10 Benzagel (benzoyl peroxide gel) may be used alone topically for mild to moderate acne and as an adjunct in acne treatment regimens which might include retinoic acid products, systemic antibiotics, and/or sulfur and salicylic acid containing preparations. The active ingredient, benzoyl peroxide, exerts a desquamative and antibacterial action. It provides mild peeling and keratolytic activity.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Wash and dry affected areas prior to application. Apply sparingly one or more times daily.
5 Benzagel (benzoyl peroxide gel) is available in 1.5 oz. (42.5g)
(NDC 0066-0430-15) plastic tubes;
10 Benzagel (benzoyl peroxide gel) is available in 1.5 oz. (42.5 g)
(NDC 0066-0431-15) plastic tubes.
5 Benzagel contains 50 mg of benzoyl peroxide per gram and 10 Benzagel contains 100 mg of benzoyl peroxide per gram.
Store at Controlled Room Temperature 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F) [See USP].
Revised October 2006. Mfd for: Dermik Laboratories, a business of sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC., Bridgewater, NJ 08807.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/28/2009
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