Compare Differen vs. Duac

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Differen
(Adapalene)

Duac
(Clindamycin / Benzoyl Peroxide)

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Side effects
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
DifferenDuac
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Used for (click to learn more)
DifferenDuac
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Acne vulgaris
Risk factors for serious side effects
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Pregnancy category
DifferenDuac
CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

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.

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CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

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.

See the FDA package insert
Upsides and benefits
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Have you used Differen (Adapalene)?
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