Compare Differen vs. Duac

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Differen
(Adapalene)

Duac
(Clindamycin / Benzoyl Peroxide)

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Side effects
DifferenDuac

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How it works
DifferenDuac
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Type of medication
DifferenDuac
Lower-cost generic availableLower-cost generic available
Available as
DifferenDuac
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Used for
DifferenDuac
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Acne Vulgaris
Risk factors for serious side effects
DifferenDuac
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Upsides and benefits
      DifferenDuac
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      Downsides and risks
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      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
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      Learn more
      More about DifferenSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
      Have you used Differen (Adapalene)?
      Worth itNot sureNot worth it
      More about DuacSide effectsFDA package insert
      Have you used Duac (Clindamycin / Benzoyl Peroxide)?
      Worth itNot sureNot worth it