Benzagel-5 (Topical) Medication Classification
BENZOYL PEROXIDE (On the skin)
Chemical Name: BENZOYL PEROXIDE (BEN-zoe-ill per-OX-ide)
This medicine is a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions used to treat acne.
How to Use This Medicine: Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor or on the package. TO USE THE GEL WASH: wet the affected area. Use your hands to apply the medicine and gently wash. Rinse with water and pat dry. Wash your hands after using this medicine. TO USE THE GEL: wash and completely dry the affected area. Gently rub the medicine in until it is evenly distributed. Wash your hands after using this medicine. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature in a tightly-closed container, away from heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.