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Perrigo 10 % Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Treatment Gel 2.1 oz

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Perrigo 10 % Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Treatment Gel 2.1 oz

Perrigo Benzoyl Peroxide 10 Percent Hydroalcoholic Base Acne Gel Benzoyl peroxide is known to dermatologists as the gold standard of topical acne relief.When applied to acne prone skin, whether as a pimples cream, gel or lotion, it breaks down into hydrogen peroxide and benzoic acid.It is the hydrogen peroxide that is believed to be active in fighting acne.Benzoyl peroxide kills the Propionibacterium acnes bacteria that infects blackheads and whiteheads and turns thenzoyl peroxide kills the Propionibacterium acnes bacteria that infects blackheads and whiteheads and turns them into pimples.One advantage over other antibiotics is that bacteria dont develop a resistance to benzoyl peroxide.It also might have some effect in clearing blocked pores.Indicated for use in the topical relief of mild to moderate acne vulgaris.Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 5% may be used as an adjunct in acne relief regimens including antibiotics, retinoic acid products and sulfur/salicylic acid containing preparations.Benzoyl peroxide is an antibacterial agent with demonstrated activity against Propionibacterium acnes.This action, combined with the mild keratolytic effect of benzoyl peroxide is believed to be responsible for its usefulness in acne.Benzoyl peroxide is absorbed by the skin where it is metabolized to benzoic acid and excreted as benzoate in the urine. read more