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Logo CLEARASIL BENZOYL P ACNE AND PIMPLE TREATMENT

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form)

CLEARASIL BENZOYL P ACNE AND PIMPLE TREATMENT

COMPOSITION
Each gram contains.
50,00 mg
Benzoyl Peroxide, 0,16% Methyl Paraben and 0,02% Propyl Paraben added as preservatives.

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION
A 13.12 Acne preparations

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION
Benzoyl Peroxide has a antiseborrheic, keratolytic, irritant and bactericidal actions.

INDICATIONS
Clearasil Benzoyl P Acne and Pimple Treatment is indicated for pimples and comedones

CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Not to be used by persons hyper-sensitive to Benzoyl Peroxide in whom contact dermatitis may develop.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE
For external use only.
(i) Wash affected areas thoroughly with a face wash or a mild soap. Rinse well and dry.
(ii) Apply with fingertips and massage gently until completely disappeared.
(iii) For the first week apply once daily. Light skin, fair/red haired persons apply alternate days. Thereafter, apply twice daily, unless advised otherwise by your doctor.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
A mild sensation and/or tingling may be felt upon first application. Mild to moderate redness and peeling may occur during the first few days of treatment. Avoid contact with eyes, lips and mouth and apply with caution to the neck. If excessive irritation, redness or peeling occurs, or if conditions persist, discontinue use and consult your doctor.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT
See "Side-Effects". Treatment is symptomatic.

IDENTIFICATION
White, opaque odourless cream in white, opaque plastic tubes.

PRESENTATION
20 g tubes.

STORAGE DIRECTIONS
Store in a cool dark place, below 25°C. Keep out of reach of children.

REGISTRATION NUMBER
P/13.12/25

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT
Procter & Gamble SA (Pty) Ltd
Reg. No. 57/03295/07
Made in South Africa by Procter & Gamble SA (Pty) Ltd
25 Newton Street, Spartan, Kempton Park 1619

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT
2 September 1983

CLEARASIL is a registered trademark. Rosside 25958
BLACK O/N 14531

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