Benzamycin Pak Topical Gel 3-5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Benzamycin Pak: Topical gel (3-5%)

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What is this Medicine?

BENZOYL PEROXIDE; ERTHYROMYCIN (BEN zoe ill per OX ide; er ith roe MYE sin) is used on the skin to treat mild to moderate acne.

In-Depth Information

Benzamycin Pak 5%-3% Topical Gel

NDC: 000660577
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acne Vulgaris

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Benzamycin Pak 5%-3% Topical Gel

Reported Side Effects for Benzamycin Pak 5%-3% Topical Gel

Dry Skin Incidence:
<7.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Irritation Incidence:
<2.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Photosensitivity Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Eyes Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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