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La Roche Posay Laboratoire DermatologiqueEffaclar Duo (L'OREAL USA, INC.)

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LOTION 1 TUBE in 1 CARTON (49967-075-01) > 40 mL in 1 TUBE Label Information

Complete La Roche Posay Laboratoire DermatologiqueEffaclar Duo Information

  • Active ingredient

    Benzoyl peroxide 5.5%

  • Purpose

    Acne medication

  • Uses

    • for the treatment of acne
    • dries and clears acne blemishes and allows skin to heal

  • 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
  • Directions

    • 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 prdoucts and ask a doctor.

  • Other information

    store at 20 - 25 C (68 to 77 F)

  • Inactive ingredients

    water, isostearyl alcohol, glycerin, pentylene glycol, silica, carbomer, capryloyl salicylic acid, potassium hydroxide, tocopheryl acetate, acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, disodium EDTA, epilobium angustifolium flower/leaf/stem extract

  • Keep out of reach of children.

    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

    benzoyl peroxide lotion
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:49967-075
    Route of Administration TOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    Benzoyl peroxide (UNII: W9WZN9A0GM) (Benzoyl peroxide - UNII:W9WZN9A0GM) Benzoyl peroxide 2.2 mg  in 40 mL
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:49967-075-01 1 in 1 CARTON
    1 40 mL in 1 TUBE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part333D 07/01/2012
    Labeler - L'OREAL USA, INC. (002136794)
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    Coats Aloe International, Inc. 783712987 manufacture(49967-075)