Generic Name : Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide Pronunciation : a-DAP-a-leen- BEN-zoe-il per-OX-ide Therapeutic Classification : Antiacne ICD Code : Y56.3
International- Epiduo. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This combination medication contains retinoid and keratolytic agent, prescribed for acne. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): None.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Apply a thin film to the affected areas of the face and/or trunk once daily after washing. How it should be taken :
It comes as a gel to apply topically as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of eczema, damaged skin, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* For external use only; avoid contact with eyes, mouth, or nose. Side Effects :
Dry skin, contact dermatitis, application site burning, irritation, scaling, dryness, itching, and blister.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store at 25°C, Protect from light.
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