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Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel
Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel
Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel
Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

By GALDERMA INDIA PVT LTD
15g Gel in Tube
MRP 460.00*
Inclusive of all taxes
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Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel Description

Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel is used in treating acne or pimples. It contains a combination of two medicines - adapalene and benzoyl peroxide as active components. This gel must not be used if you are allerg

ic to any of its components or are pregnant. It is meant only for external application and should be applied as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAdapalene(0.1 %W/W) + Benzoyl Peroxide(2.5 %W/W)
UsesAcne
Side effectsBurning sensation, pain, irritation, redness, itching at the site of application
TherapyANTI-ACNE
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uses

Uses of Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

Epiduo gel is used to treat pimples or acne.
contraindications

Contraindications of Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

  • If you are allergic to adapalene or benzoyl Peroxide or any other ingredients of Epiduo gel.
  • If you are pregnant or are planning to have a baby.
sideEffects

Side effects of Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

Burning sensation, pain, irritation, redness, itching, rash, peeling or dryness at the area Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel is applied.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel during pregnancy?
A:
Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel should not be used during pregnancy or if you are planning a pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety. If you get pregnant while using this gel, then discontinue using it and contact your doctor immediately.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited data available on the use of this gel in a breastfeeding woman. However, if prescribed by your doctor, avoid using it on the breast or areas near the breast or any large area of the body for a prolonged duration.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel?
A:
Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and this gel. Consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction after using Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel.
  • You are also applying other topical medicines (cream, ointment, lotion, etc).
  • You are suffering from any other skin infections or conditions.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel for a week.
  • You must avoid being in the sunlight for too long.
  • Do not use this medicine on cuts, scratches, sunburns, etc.
  • Do not let this gel get into your eyes, nose, mouth or on your hair. If it happens, then rinse it with water thoroughly.
  • Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel is not recommended for children below 9-years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

How Does It Work?

  • Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel works by the combined action of both its components: Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide.
  • Adapalene works by decreasing the swelling, redness of the skin, thus reducing pimples.
  • Benzoyl Peroxide works by killing the growth of bacteria, thus softening and peeling (or scaling) the outer layer of the skin.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

  • Epiduo gel is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Apply the gel on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this gel unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes or nose.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
interactions

Interactions of Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Epiduo gel is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other heal...
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  • You should not use products to treat your pimples or acne containing benzoyl peroxide or retinoids at the same time as this gel.
  • You need to avoid using cosmetic products that may cause irritation, dry skin while using Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat. Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Epiduo Tube Of 15gm Gel

Overdose

As Epiduo gel is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying this gel, then apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply the gel just to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel to treat my sunburn?

A: No, Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel is not meant to be used to treat sunburn.

Q: Can Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel be used by my 14-year-old child?

A: Yes, Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel may be used if prescribed by a doctor.

Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Epiduo 0.1%/2.5% gel?

A: If you get any gel in your eyes, then rinse with water thoroughly. Keep your eyes open when you rinse.

Q: What is the composition of Epiduo gel?

A: The composition of Epiduo gel includes a combination of two medicines - adapalene and benzoyl peroxide as active components.

Q: What is Epiduo gel used for?

A: Epiduo gel is used to treat pimples or acne.

Q: What are the side effects of Epiduo gel?

A: Burning sensation, pain, irritation, redness, itching, rash, peeling or dryness at the area Epiduo gel is applied.
Product Details
Brand
EPIDUO
Country of Origin
France
Expires on or After
30/07/2023
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 04:37 PM (IST)
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