benzoyl peroxide


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benzoyl peroxide

[′ben·zə·wəl pə′räk‚sīd]
(organic chemistry)
(C6H5CO)2O2 A white, crystalline solid; melting point 103-105°C; explodes when heated above 105°C; slightly soluble in water, soluble in organic solvents; used as a bleaching and drying agent and a polymerization catalyst.
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In case of participants using adapalene 0.1% gel monotherapy the reduction was 28.33% and 45.83% in those using benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel monotherapy at the end of week 12 of the study.
Benzoyl peroxide gels are known to work well, although foams and cleansers are available for patients who Fred them too irritating.
A recent narrative review of clinical trials concluded that clindamycin plus benzoyl peroxide was more effective in reducing inflammatory lesions than monotherapy with either agent alone, and was similar in efficacy to benzoyl peroxide/erythromycin combination.
The azelaic acid-treated patients had 45% fewer pustules, 48% fewer papules, and 17% fewer nodules by week 12; the Benzamycin (3% erythromycin plus 5% benzoyl peroxide) group had 33% fewer pustules, 50% fewer papules, and 25% fewer nodules.
The diperoxyketal peroxides, such as benzoyl peroxide, are somewhat more reactive as a class than the dialkyls.
Healthcare company Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) (TASE:PRGO) reported on Monday the receipt of the tentative approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for the generic version of Acanya (clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide) topical gel 1.2%/2.5% for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris.
ACETO Corporation, an international company engaged in the development, marketing, sale and distribution of Human Health products, Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Performance Chemicals, today announced that Rising Pharmaceuticals, Inc., its finished dosage form generics subsidiary, is launching Erythromycin and Benzoyl Peroxide Topical Gel USP, 3%/5% an FDA-approved generic version of Valeant Internationals Benzamycin Gel, 3%/5%.
Most patients upon presentation have used the over-the-counter preparations, which usually consist of benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid.
The first consists of monotherapy with benzoyl peroxide or a topical retinoid, which can be an inexpensive option.
Effaclar Duo Dual Action Acne Treatment is an over-the-counter medication that features a patent-pending combination of ingredients including micronized benzoyl peroxide (5.5%) and lipohydroxy acid, or LHA, (0.4%).
Diacyl peroxides include several grades of benzoyl peroxide that are in water wetted granular form and powdered form in various phthalates.
Some of the newest and best-known Stiefel brands are Duac topical gel (clindamycin, 1% benzoyl peroxide, 5%) available in the Duac Care System; Evoclin (clindamycin phosphate) foam, 1%; Luxiq (betamethasone valerate) foam, 0.12%; MimyX cream; Olux (clobetasol propionate) foam, 0.05%, and Ohix-E (clobetasol propionate) foam, 0.05%, also available in the Olux/Olux-E complete pack; Soriatane (acitretin) capsules, available in the Soriatane CK convenience kit; Verdeso (desonide) foam, 0.05%; Brevoxyl-4 creamy wash (benzoyl peroxide 4%) and Brevoxyl-8 creamy wash (benzoyl peroxide 8%), packaged in the Brevoxyl acne wash kit; Extina (ketoconazole) foam, 2%; Oilatum cleansing bar; Physiogel cream; Stieprox (ciclopirox olamine) shampoo; Revaleskin skin care products; and Sarna lotion.