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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Best available price for 1 (45g of 0.1%) tube of gel of adapalene
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Best available price for 1 (50g of 1%/5%) jar of gel of clindamycin / benzoyl peroxide
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Reviews for Differen (adapalene)
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of people (All ages) say Differen (adapalene) is worth it
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say it works well
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Reviews for Duac (clindamycin / benzoyl peroxide)
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-33% worse vs. Differen (adapalene)
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-33% worse vs. Differen (adapalene)
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+33% better vs. Differen (adapalene)
Have you used Duac (clindamycin / benzoyl peroxide)?
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Side effects
DifferenDuac

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How it works
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Type of medication
DifferenDuac
Available as
DifferenDuac
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Used for
DifferenDuac
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Acne Vulgaris
Risk factors for serious side effects
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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
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      Have you used Differen (adapalene)?
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      More about DuacSide effectsFDA package insert
      Have you used Duac (clindamycin / benzoyl peroxide)?
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