Epiduo Topical Gel 0.1-2.5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Epiduo: Topical gel (0.1-2.5%)

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Epiduo 0.1%-2.5% Top Gel
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What is this Medicine?

ADAPALENE; BENZOYL PEROXIDE (a DAP a leen; BEN zoe ill per OX ide) is used on the skin to treat acne.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Epiduo: Topical gel(0.1-2.5%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Epiduo 0.1%-2.5% Topical Gel

NDC: 002995908
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acne Vulgaris

Storage Information
Avoid exposure to heat
Protect from light
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Epiduo 0.1%-2.5% Topical Gel

Reported Side Effects for Epiduo 0.1%-2.5% Topical Gel

Dry Skin Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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