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Soluclenz rx

Generic name: benzoyl peroxide topical [BEN-zoyl-per-OX-ide]
Brand names: Acne Foaming Cream Face Cleanser, Acne-Clear, Benzac AC, Benzac AC Wash, Benzac W,.
Drug class: Topical acne agents

What is Soluclenz Rx?

Benzoyl peroxide is antibacterial.It has a mildly drying effect, helping remove dirt and excess oils from the skin by gently drying. Soluclenz Rx is used for acne treatment.

Benzoyl peroxide is available in many different brands and forms. This leaflet does not list all brands. Soluclenz Rx can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Soluclenz Rx

Soluclenz Rx may cause an allergic reaction that is rare but can be severe. These reactions can occur within minutes of applying the medicine or even a day later.

If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop using soluclenz and seek emergency medical attention: hives; itching; difficulty breathing; feeling lightheaded; swelling on your face, lips, or tongue; or difficulty breathing.

If any of the following adverse reactions appear while using benzoyl, stop immediately and seek medical advice immediately:

  • Itching or burning that is severe
  • A severe stinging sensation or redness.

Soluclenz may cause the following side effects:

  • Mild stinging or mild burning
  • Itching or tingling feeling
  • Skin dryness, flaking, or peeling
  • Redness or other irritation.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The FDA can be contacted at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects.


Benzoyl peroxide may cause a serious allergic reaction, such as hives or itching, and severe skin irritation. If you experience any of these symptoms, stop using the medicine immediately.

Before you take this drug

If you are allergic or have any of the following:

  • Very sensitive skin

If you suffer from skin disorders or allergies, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether soluclenz is safe for use. Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or nursing. This medicine should not be given to children without consulting a doctor.

How to take Soluclenz?

You may want to test the medicine first to see if it causes an allergic reaction. Every day, apply a small amount of medicine to one or two small acne spots. On the fourth day, if there is no reaction to the medicine, you can use the full amount prescribed. Follow the instructions on the label or those prescribed by your doctor.

Take it only by mouth. Topical medicines are only to be used on the skin. Use only on the skin. Do not apply to open wounds, sunburned or windburned skin, or dry or irritated areas. Soluclenz Rx should not be used on open wounds or areas with eczema. Use this medication only after these conditions are healed.

After applying the medication, wash your hands. The skin that needs to be treated should be cleaned and blotted dry. Apply benzoyl peroxide thinly and gently rub it in. Please read and follow all instructions for use that come with your medication.If you don't understand the instructions, consult your physician or pharmacist.

Shake the medication before every use.Cover the treated area only if instructed by your physician. Benzoyl peroxide can bleach fabrics or hair.Do not allow this medication to come in contact with clothing or your hair. Your symptoms may not improve for several weeks. Continue to take your medication as instructed and notify your physician if your symptoms do not improve. Store away from heat and moisture at room temperature.

What happens if I miss the dose?

If it is nearly time for your next dose, omit any dose that has been missed. Never apply two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for poison help or seek immediate medical attention.

What should be avoided?

If soluclenz gets into your eyes or mouth, rinse with water. Avoid skin products that can cause irritation. These include harsh soaps and shampoos, permanent hair dyes or chemicals, hair removal or waxes, as well as skin products containing alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime.

Avoid tanning beds or exposure to the sun. When you're outdoors, wear protective clothing and use sunblock with SPF 30 or higher.

Interaction with other drug

Benzoyl peroxide can cause serious skin irritation if you apply it while using topical medicine. Some brands that contain tretinoin are Renova Retin A, Tretin X, and others.

Others you take are unlikely to interfere with the topical medication applied directly to your skin; however, different drugs often interact with each other and it's best to inform healthcare providers of all medicines taken, including prescriptions, over-the-counter products, vitamins, and herbal remedies.