Treating acne.

Zoderm pads are a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions. The effectiveness of benzoyl peroxide appears to be due to its antibacterial, peeling (keratolytic), and drying actions.

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  • Examples include Triaz and Zoderm
  • Applies to benzoyl peroxide topical: topical bar, topical cream, topical foam, topical gel/jelly, topical liquid, topical lotion, topical pad, topical soap, topical solution

    In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by benzoyl peroxide topical. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

    You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking benzoyl peroxide topical:

    Less common or rare
    Painful irritation of skin, including burning, blistering, crusting, itching, severe redness, or swelling
    skin rash
    Incidence not known
    Difficult breathing
    fainting
    hives
    itching
    swelling of the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
    tightness in the throat
    If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking benzoyl peroxide topical, get emergency help immediately:

    Symptoms of overdose
    Burning, itching, scaling, redness, or swelling of skin (severe)
    Some of the side effects that can occur with benzoyl peroxide topical may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

    Less common
    Dryness or peeling of the skin (may occur after a few days)
    feeling of warmth, mild stinging, and redness of the skin
  • Benzoyl Peroxide Topical (topical gel, topical lotion, topical liquid, topical bar, topical foam, topical kit, topical cream, topical pad, compounding powder) Please confirm that the medication forms on the dosage document(s) above are relevant for the specific drug you are interested in.
  • Acne

    Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Minocycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, respiratory infections, skin infections, severe acne, gonorrhea, tick fever, chlamydia, and others. Minocycline may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.