What is Benzocan® Monobenzone USP 20% Cream?
Monobenzone USP 20% Cream is for external use only. You should always use it exactly as your doctor has told you. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying for this medicine. This medicine should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you need as some side effects may be increased.
Monobenzone USP 20% Cream has a few potential side effects but not everyone will get them. These may include application site reactions like burning, irritation, itching, and redness. Serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare but let your doctor know if you’re bothered by side effects or they do not go away. Make sure you read the instructions that come with your medicine. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of accidental contact, you should rinse your eyes thoroughly with water.
You can start applying Monobenzone USP 20% Cream to a small portion of unbroken skin or near the pigmented area for a period of several days for checking allergic reaction. You should discontinue it if itching, excessive inflammation, or swelling occurs. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. If no improvement is seen after two months of treatment, the use of this product should be discontinued.
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless your hands are in the affected area.