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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This was a "notable" finding, they wrote, "because benzoyl peroxide and tretinoin are known as comedolytic, but tretinoin is not typically thought of as having antibacterial properties like benzoyl peroxide.
Treatment with benzoyl peroxide in combination with a retinoid has been recommended as a first-line treatment for women with acne, and the fixed-dose A-BPO combination used in this study has been shown to be safe in patients as young as age 9 years.
Subjects applied the OTC benzoyl peroxide with lipohydroxy acid or the prescription benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin twice daily for 12 weeks.
The hydrogen peroxide products were higher in overall oxidation products compared with benzoyl peroxide samples.
Step 1 is using the Renewing Cleanser, a unique, oil-free formulated acne cleanser with smooth, tiny beads that exfoliate dead skin cells and other impurities, with deep-cleaning, prescription-grade benzoyl peroxide, a grade not available in store-bought brands.
Benzoyl peroxide in particular is effective because there is little to no antibacterial resistance, whereas there may be resistance with the other two.
BenzaClin is a ubiquitous benzoyl peroxide gel for mild to moderate acne and may suffice in lieu of oral antibiotics in mild papular, pustular acne.
The following medications were significantly superior to placebo: topical metronidazole, benzoyl peroxide 5%/ erythromycin 3% gel, benzoyl peroxide 5%/clindamycin 1% gel, benzoyl peroxide alone, azelaic acid, and sodium sulfacetamide 10%/sulfur 5%.
Water-Wet benzoyl peroxide in paste and granular formulations.
IN WHAT THE COMPANY calls the biggest breakthrough in ache pads in over 45 years, Stri-Dex has come out with the first over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide acne pad for the treatment and management of pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads.
That means benzoyl peroxide is coming back into vogue as first-line treatment, said Dr.