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benzoyl

 [ben´zo-il]
the acyl radical formed from benzoic acid, C6H5CO-.
benzoyl peroxide a topical antibacterial used in the treatment of acne vulgaris; it also has keratolytic, drying, and skin peeling actions which promote evacuation of comedones.

ben·zo·yl

(ben'zō-il),
The benzoic acid radical that forms benzoyl compounds.

benzoyl

/ben·zo·yl/ (ben´zo-il) the acyl radical formed from benzoic acid, C6H5CO—.
benzoyl peroxide  a topical keratolytic and antibacterial used in the treatment of acne vulgaris.

ben·zoyl

(benzō-il)
The benzoic acid radical, C6H5CO-, forming benzoyl compounds.

ben·zoyl

(benzō-il)
The benzoic acid radical that forms benzoyl compounds.

benzoyl

the acyl radical formed from benzoic acid, C6H5CO−.

benzoyl peroxide
dibenzoyl peroxide, a topical keratolytic with antibacterial and antipruritic properties, used in the treatment of skin diseases.
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Combination therapy with topical benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin has been recommended in potentially infected acne vulgaris Marginal benefit has been demonstrated with their use.
The hydrogen peroxide liquid whey and whey protein concentrate were higher in fatty and cardboard flavors compared with the control or benzoyl peroxide samples.
Step 3 is the Repairing Lotion, a light, oil-free skin-clearing lotion, also with prescription-grade benzoyl peroxide lotion that heals blemishes and helps prevent new ones.
Like benzoyl peroxide, these symptoms can be alleviated with a non-comedogenic moisturizer.
Triaz--which comes in a 3%, 6%, 9% gel, lotion, and cleanser--appears to be less irritating than other benzoyl peroxides, and its availability in variable strengths makes it a good "starter" in young patients, he said.
Eichenfield recommended using benzoyl peroxide when treating mild inflammatory to moderate acne, in large part based on recent investigations by Dr.
Look for products that contain benzoyl peroxide - ``oxy'' products - or salicylic acid.
Bis (2,4 dichlorobenzoyl) peroxide allows a shorter shelf life and builds more structure faster than benzoyl peroxide.
This launch of the company's AB rated generic version of Epiduo (adapalene and benzoyl peroxide) Gel, 0.
Aktipak (erythromycin and benzoyl peroxide) Gel, 3%/5%, is a pocket-sized, single-dose gel, indicated as combination therapy for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris, according to the announcement.