Epiduo Daily Gel
- Available on our private prescription service
- Available on our repeat prescription service
NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you.
Epiduo Gel, is a popular and effective treatment for acne. It has two ingredients to help battle acne in two ways. Adapelene - Helps in skin renewal Benzoyl peroxide - This works to removing blockages of excess sebum from the skin pores. In addition, benzoyl peroxide also has an anti-bacterial action.
Epiduo side effects usually occur on the skin. These include
- skin dryness
- redness / irritation / itching
Stop using this treatment immediately and seek medical help if you develop hives, swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat, or have difficulty breathing.
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet.
How Is Epiduo Applied?
The gel is usually applied to the affected area in the evening, after washing your face. Remember when washing your face, you should use warm water, and ideally an oil free acne wash.
Patting your skin dry is also preferable, as this is less irritating to your skin.
After washing, apply a pea sized amount thinly over all affected areas with your fingertips. Epiduo Daily Gel (like many acne treatments) can take between four to six weeks before you see noticeable results.
It should NOT be used for more than 3 months consecutively. Epiduo is not for use in children under 12.