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Acne vulgaris (or cystic acne) is a common human skin disease, characterized by areas of skin with seborrhea (scaly red skin), c...
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Accutane 160,170 Benzoyl Peroxide 72,839 Retin A 28,819
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Other name: Benzac AC (Benzac AC)
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Method of use:
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Benzoyl peroxide is an organic compound in the organic peroxide family. It consists of two benzoyl groups bridged by a peroxide link. Its structural formula is [C6H5C(O)]2O2. It is one of the most important organic peroxides in terms of applications and...
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Peeling
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Burning
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Weight Loss
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Blind
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Diabetes
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Exfoliation
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Blisters
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Dry Lips
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Nausea
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Hyperpigmentation
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Head Pressure
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Benzoyl peroxide is an organic compound in the organic peroxide family. It consists of two benzoyl groups bridged by a peroxide link. Its structural formula is [C6H5C(O)]2O2. It is one of the most important organic peroxides in terms of applications and...
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peeling like effect which i used to get in Pernox. so what...
" ...i was using a gel called pernox and it contained ...but when i used benzac i dint get any peeling like effect which i used to get in Pernox. so what is happening? i am applying benzac for past ... "

It's very expensive and can be drying but it works well...
" ...Pernox. It's very expensive and can be drying but it works ...morning. Duac is expensive so I just use a prescription benzoil peroxide called Benzac that doesn't have the antibiotics and it wo... "

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was using a gel called pernox and it contained 2.5% benzoyl...
" Hello, i was using a gel called pernox and it contained 2.5% benzoyl peroxide. but i was ...BP. but when i used benzac i dint get any peeling ...i used to get in Pernox. so what is happening... "

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5%. If not, try Pernox Gel 2.5%. It feels good and isn't...
" ...get 2.5, so I use 5%. If not, try Pernox Gel 2.5%. It feels good and isn't white and doesn't overdry, but I thought Benzac zapped the zits faster for me. There are loads... "

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