BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With acne being one of the most common skin diseases affecting nearly 80 percent of people between the ages of 12 and 24, Dermik Laboratories, a business of sanofi-aventis U.S., announced today the availability of the BenzaClin(R) (clindamycin 1%-benzoyl peroxide 5% gel) carekit, a unique prescribing option for patients with acne who want to add a moisturizing agent to their skin care regimen.
The BenzaClin carekit features the 50g BenzaClin(R) PUMP packaged with 20 ampoules of Viscontour(R) Serum, a cosmetic product. Viscontour Serum topical hyaluronic acid offers a simple and convenient way of moisturizing the skin. When applied topically Viscontour acts as a natural moisture reservoir for the skin.
"We are excited about the availability of the BenzaClin carekit because it broadens the landscape of what physicians can offer their patients who are seeking a moisturizing agent while using BenzaClin for their acne," says Brent Ragans, Vice President and Head of the General Therapeutics Business Unit, sanofi-aventis.
While maintaining moisture can be a challenge for teens and young adults dealing with acne, the arrival of the carekit offers an acne treatment and a moisturizer under one easy to write prescription.
In addition to the BenzaClin carekit, patients can choose from a variety of prescribing options including the one-of-a-kind BenzaClin 50g PUMP, which is the flagship of the BenzaClin line of products, as well as the BenzaClin(R) 25g jar.
BenzaClin is a topical, prescription acne treatment that combines the acne-fighting power of benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin, and has been shown to reduce acne in as little as two weeks. For more information about the BenzaClin carekit and the BenzaClin prescribing family, visit ww
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