Benzoyl Peroxide (Topical Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Benzoyl peroxide is used to treat acne.
It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Some of these preparations are available only with your doctor's prescription.
Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, benzoyl peroxide is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions:
- Decubital ulcer (bed sores)
- Stasis ulcer (a certain type of ulcer)