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Generic Name
Benzoyl peroxide
Trade Name
Benoxyl
Manufacturer
Steifel
Drug Image
Benoxyl
Risk Category
C
  • Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus.
  • No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women.
  • Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
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Indication
Indication
  • An antikeratolytic agent for treatment of acne vulgaris and decubital and stasis ulcers.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Inadequate human studies.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Unknown excretion into breast milk.
  • Problems in humans have not been documented.
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