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Bpo

Generic Name: Benzoyl Peroxide Wash and Cleanser (BEN zoe il peer OKS ide)
Brand Name: Benzac AC Wash, Benzac W Wash, BenzePrO Creamy Wash, Benziq Wash, Benzoyl Peroxide Wash, ...show all 16 brand names.
Easy-to-read patient leaflet for BPO-5 Wash. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
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Drug Information:
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with BPO-5 Wash (Benzoyl Peroxide wash and cleanser). Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take BPO-5 Wash (Benzoyl Peroxide wash and cleanser) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor. Use BPO-5 Wash (Benzoyl Peroxide wash and cleanser) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Learn more

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Bpo Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about benzoyl peroxide topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name BPO-5 Wash.

For the Consumer

Applies to benzoyl peroxide topical: topical bar, topical cream, topical foam, topical gel/jelly, topical liquid, topical lotion, topical pad, topical soap, topical solution

Along with its needed effects, benzoyl peroxide topical (the active ingredient contained in BPO-5 Wash) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking benzoyl peroxide topical:

Less common or rare

  • Painful irritation of skin, including burning, blistering, crusting, itching, severe redness, or swelling
  • skin rash

Incidence not known

  • Difficult breathing
  • fainting
  • hives
  • itching
  • swelling of the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • tightness in the throat

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking benzoyl peroxide topical:

Symptoms of overdose

  • Burning, itching, scaling, redness, or swelling of skin (severe)

Some side effects of benzoyl peroxide topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

  • Dryness or peeling of the skin (may occur after a few days)
  • feeling of warmth, mild stinging, and redness of the skin

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to benzoyl peroxide topical: compounding powder, topical bar, topical cream, topical foam, topical gel, topical kit, topical liquid, topical lotion, topical pad, topical soap

Dermatologic

Very common (10% or more): Peeling, application site erythema

Common (1% to 10%): Dryness, pruritus, contact sensitization reactions

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Burning sensation

Frequency not reported: Contact dermatitis, application site rash, application site discoloration, application site reactions (irritation and pain)

Hypersensitivity

Frequency not reported: Allergic reactions, including application site hypersensitivity and anaphylaxis

General

The most commonly reported side effects were peeling and application site erythema.

Other

Frequency not reported: Swelling of the face

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Bpo (www.drugs.com/cdi/bpo-5-wash.html).