The benzoyl peroxide gel is for the treatment of acne goes deep into pores where pimples begin has been prescribed by doctors for years This acne medication contains 5 % benzoyl peroxide. The active ingredient goes to work fast and deep into the pores where pimples begin. Benzoyl peroxide has been prescribed by doctors and dermatologists for years. Now it’s available without a prescription. Cleanse the skin thoroughly before applying medication. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer 1-3 times daily. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day. Directions: Cleanse thoroughly before applying. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer 1-3 times daily. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day. Warnings: For External Use Only. Keep out of Reach of Children. Do not use if: You have sensitive skin or are sensitive to Benzoyl Peroxide. When using this product: Keep away from eyes, lips, and mouth. Avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use sunscreen. Avoid contact with hair or dyed fabric, including carpet & clothing which may be bleached by this product. Skin irritation may occur, characterized by redness, burning, itching, peeling, or possibly swelling. Mild irritation may be reduced by using this product less frequently or in a lower concentration. If irritation becomes severe, discontinue use; if irritation still occurs consult a doctor. Using other topical acne medications at the same time or immediately following the use of this product may increase dryness or irritation of the skin, only one medication should be used unless directed by a doctor. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. If contact with the eyes occurs, flush thoroughly with water.