Active Ingredient(s): Adapalene + Benzoyl Peroxide
FDA Approved: * December 8, 2008
Pharm Company: * GALDERMA LABS LP
Category: Skin Care

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Epiduo Overview

Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide is a prescription medication combination for the treatment of severe acne vulgaris; marketed by Galderma under the trade name Epiduo.[1] Its trade name in Canada is TactuPump, where it was previously known as Tactuo.[2] It consists of a combination of adapalene (0.1%) and benzoyl peroxide (2.5%) in a topical gel formulation.[1] Meta-analysis of clinical trials has shown this combined therapy to be more effective than e...

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Face is freaking out

I am on about week four of epiduo. I went to the derm with about three cysts. He told me o your acne is not that bad. And gave me a prescription for epiduo and doryx. At about day 7 I had to quit the doryx I could barely stand up. I stuck through with the epiduo and was prescribed kephlex as an antibiotic. I have prob been on the antibiotic for 2 and a half weeks and as I said the epiduo for about four. My face is freaking out! I have called out of work twice for pain and irritation. I also look like I am engulfed in pimples from my nose down and around. I take 600 mg of Advil three times away but it's still painful. I'm so scared I have always had a few flare ups a year with cysts but never this little white head acne. I am getting married in three months! I feel like my life i...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Adapalene + Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Gel: 0.1% + 2.5%, 0.3% + 2.5%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Epiduo: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0299-5908 Epiduo Topical Gel by Galderma Laboratories, L.p.
  • 54868-5991 Epiduo Topical Gel by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

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