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EPIDUO FORTE GEL
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Drug Name:

EPIDUO FORTE GEL Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Adapalene 0.3%, benzoyl peroxide 2.5%; gel.

Company:
Galderma Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for EPIDUO FORTE GEL:

Treatment of acne vulgaris.

Adult:

Apply thin film to affected areas of face and/or trunk once daily after washing. Use a pea-sized amount for each area of the face (eg, forehead, chin, cheek). Reduce frequency or discontinue if prolonged or severe irritation occurs.

Children:

Not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Do not use on cuts, abrasions, eczematous or sunburned skin. Avoid eyes, lips, mucous membranes, sun, UV light. Increased irritation in extreme weather. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

EPIDUO GEL

Pharmacological Class:

Retinoid + antibacterial/keratolytic.

Interactions:

Caution with other topical acne therapy (eg, peeling, desquamating, or abrasive agents). Avoid using concomitant topical irritants and waxing treated areas.

Adverse Reactions:

Dry skin, contact dermatitis, skin irritation, eczema; local reactions (eg, erythema, scaling, dryness, burning, stinging), may bleach fabrics or hair.

Elimination:

Adapalene: biliary. Benzoyl peroxide: renal.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Gel—45g (tube or pump); Forte Gel—15g, 30g, 45g, 60g, 70g pump

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