OXY SENSITIVE FACE WASH MAXIMUM SOOTHING- benzoyl peroxide lotion

Country: United States

Language: English

Source: NLM (National Library of Medicine)

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Active ingredient:

BENZOYL PEROXIDE (UNII: W9WZN9A0GM) (BENZOYL PEROXIDE - UNII:W9WZN9A0GM)

Available from:

The Mentholatum Company

Administration route:

TOPICAL

Prescription type:

OTC DRUG

Therapeutic indications:

Acne treatment treats and helps prevent acne

Authorization status:

OTC monograph final

Summary of Product characteristics

                                OXY SENSITIVE FACE WASH MAXIMUM SOOTHING- BENZOYL PEROXIDE LOTION
THE MENTHOLATUM COMPANY
_Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA,
however they may_
_be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies.
FDA has not_
_evaluated whether this product complies._
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DRUG FACTS
ACTIVE INGREDIENT
Benzoyl peroxide 5%
PURPOSE
Acne treatment
USES
treats and helps prevent 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 this product
less frequently or in
a lower concentration.
STOP USE AND ASK A DOCTOR IF
irritation becomes severe
IF PREGNANT OR BREAST-FEEDING
ask a health professional before use.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center
right away.
DIRECTIONS
wet face
apply to hands then work into a lather and massage gently onto face
rinse thoroughly and pat dry
because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with 1 use
daily, then gradually
increase to 2 or 3 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.
_Sensitivity Test:_ Apply product sparingly to a small affected area
for the first 3 days.
If no discomfort occurs, follow directions above.
OTHER INFORMATION
THIS PRODUCT MAY BLEACH HAIR OR DYED FABRICS
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