Compare Duac vs. Epiduo

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

Duac
(Clindamycin / Benzoyl Peroxide)

Epiduo
(Adapalene / 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
DuacEpiduo
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Used for (click to learn more)
DuacEpiduo
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Acne vulgaris
Risk factors for serious side effects
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Pregnancy category
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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.

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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.

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Alcohol
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Food
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Kidneys and liver
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Sex
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Sleep
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Weight
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Upsides and benefits
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Downsides and risks
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