Indications for EPIDUO FORTE GEL:

Treatment of acne vulgaris.


Apply thin film to affected areas of face and/or trunk once daily after washing. Use a pea-sized amount for each area of the face (eg, forehead, chin, cheek). Reduce frequency or discontinue if prolonged or severe irritation occurs.


Not established.


Do not use on cuts, abrasions, eczematous or sunburned skin. Avoid eyes, lips, mucous membranes, sun, UV light. Increased irritation in extreme weather. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

Pharmacologic Class:

Retinoid + antibacterial/keratolytic.


Caution with other topical acne therapy (eg, peeling, desquamating, or abrasive agents). Avoid using concomitant topical irritants and waxing treated areas.

Adverse Reactions:

Dry skin, contact dermatitis, skin irritation, eczema; local reactions (eg, erythema, scaling, dryness, burning, stinging), may bleach fabrics or hair.


Adapalene: biliary. Benzoyl peroxide: renal.

Generic Availability:


How Supplied:

Gel—45g (tube or pump); Forte Gel—15g, 30g, 45g, 60g, 70g pump