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Benzoyl peroxide substitute

Premium Questions

Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

what are the uses of benzoyl peroxide? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ilyas Patel MD

Hey dr, I have been using Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% for a Grade 2 acne outbreak with mild inflammation ... no Toner just the Benzoyl Peroxide and I wait 30mins to an hour before applying moisturiser... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilyas Patel ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Prasanna Heijebu MD

If I'm using melacare at bed time thn can v use bonzoyl peraoxide gell 5% at day bcz I'm having acne n boils on face as well with darken skin suggest me. View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prasanna Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

I am 26 years old. I ve been having body acne issues since last 7-8 years.They have become less severe now than before but problem is still there as few of them are always there. I have majority of them on my back. I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

I was prescribed benzoyl peroxide 2.5%, salicylic acid 1% for acne. I got allergic reaction in using only 2 times. I got swelling, redness, tightness of skin. I am feeling dryness, not able to open ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Bharat Chawda MD

is Benzoyl peroxide gel effective for acne scar? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bharat Chawda ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Gaurav Patel MD

Can benzoyl peroxide heel chancres faster ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Gaurav Patel ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Noopur Jain MD

Hello, By accident i ve swallowed a bit of my acne product (benzoyl peroxide 2,5%.). The quantity was less than I ve to apply on a pimple. Do i have to go to the er? Contact a poison control center ? I ve ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Noopur Jain ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

Thank you. My 98 y.o. father has been using 10% benzoyl peroxide topically for acne for years. he has just informed me that he has been ingesting small amounts the past few days for constipation ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

hi doctor i am having pimples since 15 days and i went to one dermatologist he has given benzyl cream from 5 days i am applying but am not seeing the result pimples are not reduced. one of my friend suggested me to use... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.   Tushar Kanti Biswas MD

Hi, Dermadew soap contains Palm and Coconut Oil soap noodles,Kokum Butter,Glycerine,Aloe Vera Extract & Olive Extract. Benzoyl peroxide is not known to have any drug interaction with any of the soap...

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

this is due to benzoyl peroxide

Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

Hello. Thanks for writing to us. You can apply to clean the area. Be sure to dilute it. Can cause scarring if used in excess. I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you. Regards, Dr. Rakhi...