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Clearskin

Generic Name: benzoyl peroxide topical (BEN zoyl per OX ide)
Brand Name: Acne-Clear, Benzac AC, BenzePrO, Benziq, Brevoxyl Acne Wash Kit, Clearskin, Fostex Wash 10%, NeoBenz Micro, Neutrogena Acne Mask, Oscion, Oxy Daily Wash, Oxy-10, Pacnex, PanOxyl, Persa-Gel, Riax, SoluCLENZ Rx, Triaz
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Drug Information:
Benzoyl peroxide has an antibacterial effect. It also has a mild drying effect, which allows excess oils and dirt to be easily washed away from the skin. Clearskin (for the skin) is used to treat acne. There are many brands and forms of benzoyl peroxide available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet. Clearskin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Benzoyl peroxide can cause a rare but serious allergic reaction or severe skin irritation. Stop using Clearskin and get emergency medical help if you have: hives, itching; difficult breathing, feeling light-headed; or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Learn more

Clearskin Side Effects

Clearskin 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 Clearskin.

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 Clearskin) 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 BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Clearskin