benzoyl peroxide


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benzoyl peroxide

n.
A flammable white granular solid, C14H10O4, used as a bleaching agent for flour and lipids, as a drying agent, as a polymerization catalyst, and in pharmaceuticals.

ben′zoyl perox′ide


n.
a white, crystalline, explosive solid, C7H5O4, used esp. as a bleach and in the treatment of acne.
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Noun1.benzoyl peroxide - a white crystalline peroxide used in bleaching (flour or oils or fats) and as a catalyst for free radical reactions
blanching agent, bleaching agent, whitener, bleach - an agent that makes things white or colorless
peroxide - an inorganic compound containing the divalent ion -O-O-
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benzoyl peroxide

n peróxido de benzoílo
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Participants were randomized in 1:1:1 ratio to topical adapalene 0.1% gel monotherapy, topical benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel monotherapy and topical adapalene 0.1%--benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel combination therapy.
The hydrogen peroxide products were higher in overall oxidation products compared with benzoyl peroxide samples.
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One of the newer topicals combines benzoyl peroxide and a retinoid stable in its presence, adapalene.
The regimens used were azelaic acid 20% cream (Azelex) in combination with benzoyl peroxide 4% or benzoyl peroxide 5% / erythromycin 3% gel applied twice daily for 12 weeks.
Bis (2,4 dichlorobenzoyl) peroxide allows a shorter shelf life and builds more structure faster than benzoyl peroxide. ("Structure" is the increase in compound viscosity caused by filler to polymer bonds.) Structure is also possible in uncatalyzed compounds, but to a lesser degree.
This launch of the company's AB rated generic version of Epiduo (adapalene and benzoyl peroxide) Gel, 0.1%/2.5% follows the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval.
Combination products with benzoyl peroxide, however, help decrease the incidence of antibiotic resistance, which is a growing concern in the treatment of acne.
OXY Clinical Clearing Treatment, for instance, has been clinically proven to eliminate 99% of acne bacteria in eight hours by using patented micro-encapsulated benzoyl peroxide technology.
Formulated with salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide, the five-item line provides users with the two acne-fighting ingredients that are most often recommended by dermatologists.
According to Las Vegas, NV-based Skinvisible, the plan provides for research and development into acne formulations based on Skinvisible's Invisicare technology and benzoyl peroxide manufactured by Cambrex.