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kaiser permanente benzoyl peroxide (Kaiser Foundation Hospitals)

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Complete kaiser permanente benzoyl peroxide Information

  • Active ingredient

    Benzoyl peroxide 5%


  • Purpose

    Acne treatment


  • Use

    for the treatment of acne


  • Warnings

    For external use only

    Do not use

    if you

    • have very sensitive skin
    • are sensitive to benzoyl peroxide

    When using this product
    • skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time.
    • avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen
    • avoid contact with the eyes, lips, and mouth
    • avoid contact with hair and dyed fabrics, which may be bleached by this product
    • skin irritation may occur, characterized by redness, burning, itching, peeling, or possibly swelling. Irritation may be reduced by using the product less frequently or in a lower concentration.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • irritation becomes severe

    Keep out of reach of children.

    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)


  • Directions

    • Sensitivity Test for a New User. Apply product sparingly to one or two small affected areas during the first 3 days. If no discomfort occurs, follow the directions stated below.
    • clean the skin thoroughly before applying this product
    • cover the entire affected area with a thin layer one to three times daily
    • because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor
    • if bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day
    • if going outside, apply sunscreen after using this product. If irritation or sensitivity develops, stop use of both products and ask a doctor.

    Other information
    • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

  • Inactive ingredients

    carbomer homopolymer, dimethicone, disodium lauryl sulfosuccinate, edetate disodium, glycerin, methylparaben, poloxamer 182, purified water, silicon dioxide, sodium hydroxide


  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-719-9260


  • Package/Label Principal Display Panel

    Benzoyl Peroxide 5%

    Aqueous base, acne treatment gel

    NET WT 2 OZ (56.7 g)

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    KAISER PERMANENTE BENZOYL PEROXIDE 
    benzoyl peroxide gel
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0179-8702
    Route of Administration TOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    BENZOYL PEROXIDE (UNII: W9WZN9A0GM) (BENZOYL PEROXIDE - UNII:W9WZN9A0GM) BENZOYL PEROXIDE 5 g  in 100 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    DIMETHICONE (UNII: 92RU3N3Y1O)  
    DISODIUM LAURYL SULFOSUCCINATE (UNII: P160Q81342)  
    EDETATE DISODIUM (UNII: 7FLD91C86K)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    POLOXAMER 182 (UNII: JX0HIX6OAG)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    SODIUM HYDROXIDE (UNII: 55X04QC32I)  
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:0179-8702-60 1 in 1 CARTON
    1 56.7 g in 1 TUBE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part333D 06/08/2007
    Labeler - Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (053052619)