"These data demonstrate a low incidence of irritation for NeoBenz Micro Wash that was on par with the gentle cleansing wash," said investigator Nathan Trookman, MD, Colorado Springs Dermatology Clinic, Colorado Springs, CO.
NeoBenz Micro Wash, NeoBenz Micro Cream and NeoBenz Micro SD are the only prescription products in which the MICROSPONGE(R) delivery system is used in combination with this proven antibacterial acne-fighter. Benzoyl peroxide, entrapped in these porous microspheres, is gradually released onto the skin throughout the day. This gradual, more controlled release is designed to reduce irritation to the skin while the active agent fights existing acne and helps to prevent new pimples from forming.
Acne is a disease for which 5.6 million U.S. patients were diagnosed in the past year. Of these, 2.9 million (52%) were diagnosed by dermatologists. The NeoBenz Micro family of products helps to stop acne and prevent new acne from forming via a multi-pronged approach. The active ingredient, benzoyl peroxide, is released gradually throughout the day to kill the P. acnes bacteria, reduce inflammation, open plugged follicles and slow formation of whiteheads, blackheads and inflamed pimples.
The NeoBenz Micro family of products can also be used in combination therapy (i.e. with topical retinoids or antibiotics) to help increase overall efficacy of treatment, and may also help prevent antibiotic resistance when used with antibiotic treatments.
As with all benzoyl peroxide products, NeoBenz Micro Wash, NeoBenz Micro Cream and NeoBenz Micro SD should not be used in patients who have shown hypersensitivity to benzoyl peroxide or to any of the other ingredients. Allergic contact dermatitis and dryness have been reported with to
|SOURCE SkinMedica, Inc.|
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