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PERODUO 0.1% W/W/2.5% W/W GEL

MRP: Rs. 262.50 for 1 tube(s) (15 GM gel each)
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food interaction for PERODUO

alcohol interaction for PERODUO

pregnancy interaction for PERODUO

lactation interaction for PERODUO

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Peroduo 0.1% w/w/2.5% w/w gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Peroduo 0.1% w/w/2.5% w/w gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Adapalene Topical(0.1% w/w)


Adapalene is used topically for the treatment of severe acne on the face, chest, back, spots and pimples.

How it works

Adapalene belongs to the class of medications called as retinoid-like compounds. It exhibits an anti-inflammatory effect and reduces soreness and irritation. It works by stopping pimple formation under the surface of the skin and helps the skin to renew.

Common side effects

Application site itching, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Scaling of skin, Skin redness
Benzoyl Peroxide(2.5% w/w)


Benzoyl peroxide is used to treat acne and blackheads and spots.

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

Pain, Allergic contact dermatitis, Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Dry skin, Shortness of breath, Fainting, Itching, Skin irritation, Skin peeling, Skin redness, Tingling sensation


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Expert advice for PERODUO

  • 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 PERODUO

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

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Content on this page was last updated on 06 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)