Benzoyl peroxide has an antibacterial effect. It also has a mild drying effect, which allows excess oils and dirt to be easily washed away from the skin. Sodium hyaluronate is a lubricant that restores moisture to the skin. Benzoyl peroxide and sodium hyaluronate topical (for the skin) is a combination medicine used to treat severe acne along with dry or scaly skin. Benzoyl peroxide and sodium hyaluronate topical may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Zacare is a prescriptive drug that contains a combination of benzoyl peroxide and sodium hyaluronate topical. The drug is used in the treatment of severe acne and dry or scaly skin. It is classified under a group of medicines referred to as topical acne agents. Zacare works by restoring moisture to the skin and by allowing excess oils and dirt to be easily washed away.