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Drugs reference index «Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads»

Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads

Generic Name: Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules (BEN-zoe-il per-OX-ide/VYE-ta-min E)Brand Name: Inova

Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads are used for:

Treating acne.

Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads are a combination of a topical vitamin and a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions. The effectiveness of benzoyl peroxide appears to be due to its antibacterial, peeling (keratolytic), and drying actions. Vitamin E helps control dry or chapped skin.

Do NOT use Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads:

Some medical conditions may interact with Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads. However, no specific interactions with Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads are known at this time.

Ask your health care provider if Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads:

Use Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • This kit includes benzoyl peroxide pads and vitamin E topical capsules.
  • Wet the affected area and wash with a mild cleanser, as directed by your health care provider. Rinse with water and pat dry.
  • Do not swallow the vitamin E capsules. Open the capsule by twisting off the small end to release the medicine. Apply the vitamin E capsule to the affected area each morning after cleansing, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Use your fingertips to evenly distribute across the treatment area.
  • Apply the benzoyl peroxide pad gently to the affected area after cleansing each evening, 30 minutes before bedtime, unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
  • Wash your hands after using these medicines.
  • If you miss a dose of Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads, 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. Do not use 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads.

Important safety information:

  • Use on the skin only. Avoid getting Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads in your eyes, eyelids, on the inside of your nose or mouth, on highly inflamed or damaged skin, or on your lips. If you get Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads in any of these areas, immediately wash them out with cool tap water.
  • Avoid applying Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads to raw or irritated skin, including sunburns, or to open wounds.
  • Several weeks may pass before you see improvement in your acne. Continue to use Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads for the full time recommended by your doctor. If your acne does not improve or if it gets worse, check with your doctor.
  • Talk with your doctor before you use any other medicines or cleansers on your skin.
  • Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads may cause you to become sunburned more easily. Avoid the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads. Use a sunscreen or wear protective clothing if you must be outside for more than a short time.
  • Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads may cause bleaching. Avoid contact with hair, fabrics, or carpeting.
  • Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads should be used with extreme caution in CHILDREN; safety and effectiveness in children have not been confirmed.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: It is not known if Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads can cause harm to the fetus. If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads while you are pregnant. It is not known if Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads are found in breast milk after topical use. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.

Possible side effects of Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Dryness; feeling of warmth; irritation; itching; peeling; redness; stinging.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; dizziness; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); excessive burning, itching, irritation, peeling, redness, or tenderness of your skin; extreme dryness; swelling.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include excessive scaling; flushing; redness; swelling.

Proper storage of Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads:

Store at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store in a tightly closed container, away from fire, flame, heat, moisture, and light. Do not freeze. Keep Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads are to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Benzoyl Peroxide Pads with Vitamin E Capsules Pads. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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