A review of the safety and efficacy of benzoyl peroxide (5.3%) emollient foam in the management of truncal acne vulgaris.

@article{Bikowski2010ARO,
  title={A review of the safety and efficacy of benzoyl peroxide (5.3%) emollient foam in the management of truncal acne vulgaris.},
  author={Joseph Bikowski},
  journal={The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 11},
  pages={
          26-9
        }
}
  • Joseph Bikowski
  • Published in The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology 2010
This article reviews findings of studies regarding the treatment of truncal acne with benzoyl peroxide formulations and, in particular, studies utilizing a 5.3% benzoyl peroxide foam. Its formulation of micronized benzoyl peroxide particles in an emollient foam vehicle offers significant clinical and bioavailability advantages that enhance follicular penetration and skin moisturization. A key consideration for topical management of truncal acne is whether the treatment application method allows… CONTINUE READING