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EPIDUO 0.1/2.5% GEL

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Epiduo 0.1/2.5% gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Epiduo 0.1/2.5% gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR EPIDUO

Adapalene Topical(0.1% w/w)

Uses

Adapalene Topical is used in the treatment of acne (pimples)

How it works

Adapalene Topical works by slowing the production of certain natural substances that can cause acne.

Common side effects

Benzoyl Peroxide(2.5% w/w)

Uses

Benzoyl Peroxide is used in the treatment of psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash), keratoses (abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis (skin rash or irritation)

How it works

Benzoyl peroxide attacks the bacteria (germs) known as Propionibacterium acnes, one of the main causes of acne. It also has peeling and drying properties.

Common side effects

Dry skin, Erythema, Skin peeling, Burning sensation

COMMON DOSAGE FOR EPIDUO 0.1/2.5% GEL

Patients taking EPIDUO 0.1/2.5% GEL

  • 73%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day
  • 8%
    Thrice A week
  • 4%
    Thrice A Day
  • 1%
    Alternate Day
  • 1%
    Four Times A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR EPIDUO

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Expert advice FOR EPIDUO

  • Avoid contact of cream/ gel with the eyes, lips, mouth or angles of the nose, and other sensitive areas of the body. 
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure and wear protective clothing while using adapalene topical. Use of sunscreen products and protective clothing over the treated area.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to adapalene or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions FOR EPIDUO

Adapalene Topical

Q.

Is adapalene/Differin/Adaferin a steroid or statin?
No, adapalene, Differin (brand name for adapalene, Adaferin (brand name for adapalene) belong to class of medications called retinoid-like compounds

Q.

Is adapalene topical good for wrinkles?
In some clinical studies, anti-wrinkle effect of adapalene has been observed. However, consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.

Is adapalene the same as Retin-A?
No, Adapalene is a medication that works in the same way as Retin-A, but it is more effective than Retin-A

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Does adapalene topical reduces acne scars?
Yes, adapalene topical reduces acne scars

Q.

Does adapalene topical cause skin exfoliation?
Yes, it may sometime cause skin exfoliation.

Benzoyl Peroxide

Q.

Does benzoyl peroxide work/ is benzoyl peroxide good for skin/pimples/acne/acne marks/ acne scars/ dark spots?
Benzoyl peroxide is effective in treating acne on face, chest or back in most of the people where the skin has a lot of blackheads, spots and pimples. It can be helpful in treating acne marks, scars and dark spots

Q.

Does benzoyl peroxide darken skin/cause hyperpigmentation/peel skin/bleach skin/cause redness?
Benzoyl peroxide may cause redness, peel the skin and also bleach skin and hair. It doesn't darken the skin or cause hyperpigmentation, but it should be best to use it under a doctor's supervision

Q.

Is benzoyl peroxide a BHA/an antibiotic/ retin a/salicylic acid?
Benzoyl peroxide is not a beta hydroxy acid (BHA), antibiotic, retin A or salicylic acid

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Is benzoyl peroxide the same as hydrogen peroxide?
No, benzoyl peroxide is different from hydrogen peroxide.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT EPIDUO 0.1/2.5% GEL

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
43%
Can't say
29%
Moderately effective
29%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
83%
No
17%

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)