Epiduo Gel Generic Name & Formulations
Adapalene 0.1%, benzoyl peroxide 2.5%; gel.
Retinoid + antibacterial/keratolytic.
Gel—45g (tube or pump); Forte Gel—15g, 30g, 45g, 60g, 70g pump
Epiduo Gel Indications
Acne vulgaris in patients ≥9 years of age.
Epiduo Gel Dosage and Administration
Adults and Children
<9yrs: not established. ≥9yrs: 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.
Epiduo Gel Contraindications
Epiduo Gel Boxed Warnings
Epiduo Gel Warnings/Precautions
Do not use on cuts, abrasions, eczematous or sunburned skin. Avoid eyes, lips, mucous membranes, sun, UV light. Discontinue immediately if serious hypersensitivity reactions occur. Increased irritation in extreme weather. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: avoid direct infant exposure.
Epiduo Gel Pharmacokinetics
Epiduo Gel Interactions
Caution with other topical acne therapy (eg, peeling, desquamating, or abrasive agents). Avoid using concomitant topical irritants and waxing treated areas.
Epiduo Gel Adverse Reactions
Skin irritation, eczema, atopic dermatitis, skin burning sensation; hypersensitivity reactions (including anaphylaxis, angioedema, urticaria), contact dermatitis (eg, erythema, scaling, dryness, burning, stinging), may bleach fabrics or hair.
Epiduo Gel Clinical Trials
Epiduo Gel Note
Epiduo Gel Patient Counseling