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Benzoyl peroxide (BPO) is an organic compound in the peroxide family. It consists of two benzoyl groups bridged by a peroxide link. It is one of the most important organic peroxides in terms of applications and the scale of its production. Benzoyl peroxide is used as an acne treatment, for bleaching hair and teeth. Adverse reactions are: dryness and urticarial reaction, contact dermatitis, application site burning, application site irritation and skin irritation.   NCATS

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  • Black Box: No
  • Availability: Prescription Only
  • Delivery Methods: Topical
  • Pro Drug: No

Drug Pricing (per unit)

United States

$0.0201 - $0.2212
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Combination drugs

( clindamycin (cleocin), benzoyl peroxide (clearasil) - other names: acanya, duac, onexton )
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( erythromycin (ilosone), benzoyl peroxide (clearasil) - other name: aktipak )
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( adapalene (differin), benzoyl peroxide (clearasil) - other names: epiduo forte, epiduo® forte gel )
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acetoxyl | acetoxyl 2.5 | acetoxyl 5 | acne-aid cream | acnecide | acnecide 10 | acnegel | acnegel fte | acnidazil | adapalene mixture with benzoyl peroxide | arpimycin | benoxyl | benoxyl 10 | benoxyl 20 | benoxyl 5 | benzac | benzaclin | benzac w | benzagel 10 | benzagel 5 | benzamycin | benzoperoxide | benzoyl benzenecarboperoxoate | benzoyl peroxide | benzoyl peroxide, clindamycin drug combination | benzoyl peroxide clindamycin phosphate combination | benzoyl peroxide - erythromycin | benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin drug combination | benzoyl peroxide-erythromyxin mixt. | benzoyl superoxide | bepio | brevoxyl | clearasil | clearasil max 10 | clear by design | clindamycin phosphate benzoyl peroxide combination | clindoxyl | clindoxyl gel | dermoxyl | diphenylglyoxal peroxide | dorzolamide hydrochloride-timolol maleate combination | dorzolamide-timolol combination | dry and clear | dry clear | duac gel | e928 | epi-clear | fostex bpo bar, gel, and wash | gppe lotio gel | loroxide | mediclear | mediclear acne 10 | mediclear acne 5 | nericur | oxy-10 | oxy-10 cover-up | oxy-5 | panoxyl | panoxyl 10 | panoxyl 10 acnegel | panoxyl 10 aquagel | panoxyl 2.5 aquagel | panoxyl 5 acnegel | panoxyl 5 aquagel | panoxyl crm 5 | panoxyl lot 10 | panoxyl lot 5 | persa-gel | quinoderm 5 | quinoped | theraderm 10 | theraderm 5 | topex | ultra clearasil | valderma | vanair | vanoxide

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