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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Benzac (Overview)

Benzac is an acne agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
205 doctors shared insights

Benzac (Overview)

Benzac is an acne agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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Managing Acne (Tip)

Managing Acne

Flower of sulfur granules and weak benzoyl peroxide 2.5% is an inexpensive topical treatment. ...See more

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Could I use benzac (benzoyl peroxide) for my folliculitis problem in the barbae?

Could I use benzac (benzoyl peroxide) for my folliculitis problem in the barbae?

Should help: Benzac (benzoyl peroxide) can help folliculitis if caused by bacteria or yeast. Pseudofolliculitis barbae is often due to mechanical trauma after shaving and is often difficult to effectively treat. ...Read more

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Used benzoyl peroxide (benzac 2.5%) for acne and my face became red and in few min had rashes all over the face. Its been a week and i still have them?

Used benzoyl peroxide (benzac 2.5%) for acne and my face became red and in few min had rashes all over the face. Its been a week and i still have them?

Rash: Try se cortisone steroid creame over the counter wash your face with a gentle cleanser like cetaphil or baby shampoo. Good luck. It it persists one more week see your family doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Managing Acne (Tip)

Managing Acne

More is not better. 2.5% benzoyl peroxide is just as effective as 10%, but is much less irritating! ...See more

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How long will it take benzoyl peroxide to work?

Up to 2 months: Acne can be a very frustrating condition. Most over the counter and prescription medications don't work to clear up the spots you have. They start working from day 1 to prevent new pimples. However, it can take up to 8 weeks for pimples to form, and some under the surface of your skin may still pop up in that 8 week period. Be patient! don't stop your acne medications and you will see results. ...Read more

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Managing Acne (Tip)

Managing Acne

The ingredient that gives you the best across-the-board treatment is benzoyl peroxide. ...See more

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Does oil cleansing method really works on acne? I'm using benzoyl peroxide right now. It's harsh on my skin though.

Does oil cleansing method really works on acne? I'm using benzoyl peroxide right now. It's harsh on my skin though.

Scientific Rx: Spending a long time massaging castor oil or whatever into your face isn't going to help nearly as much as what your' physician is ready to do for you. You'll need to continue to use benzoyl peroxide though it's not pleasant, but probably adding an antibiotic will clear you. If this isn't sufficient, I would urge you to consider isotretinoin. Acne's a major liability in today's world. Be wise. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Benzoyl Peroxide (Definition)

Benzoyl peroxide is an acne agent which is a ...Read more