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A 42-year-old member asked:

Do i need prescription for 10% benzoyl peroxide acne cream?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
No: Give it a try and if you can tolerate it 1-2x/day it's got a fair chance either of managing your acne by itself or forming the basis of a therapeutic plan along with prescription-strength rx. Talk with your personal physician about this at your next opportunity.
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