Is Epiduo anti aging?
While Epiduo and Epiduo Forte may prevent or reduce wrinkles, they aren’t approved for this use.
Is Epiduo a retinol?
Accutane (isotretinoin) and Epiduo (adapalene and benzoyl peroxide) are used for the treatment and prevention of severe acne. Accutane is a form of vitamin A called a retinoid, and Epiduo is a combination of a retinoid and an antibacterial medication that also has a mild drying effect.
Is adapalene anti Ageing?
They also work as an anti-ageing agent by reducing the break down of collagen — this in turn leads to firmer skin and a reduction in the appearance of wrinkles. Adapalene is a favourite of mine simply because it’s backed by scientific evidence.
What age can you use Epiduo?
Epiduo is indicated in adults, adolescents and children aged 9 years and over. Epiduo should be applied to the entire acne affected areas once a day in the evening on a clean and dry skin.
Should I use Epiduo every day?
Epiduo gel should be applied to affected areas of the face and/or trunk once daily after washing. A pea-size amount is applied to each area of the face (e.g., forehead, chin, each cheek). Avoid the eyes, lips, and mucous membranes.
How old do you have to be to take Epiduo gel?
Epiduo Gel is used to treat severe acne in people who are at least 9 years old. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications. Epiduo Gel is used to treat severe acne in people who are at least 9 years old.
What do you need to know about Epiduo Forte gel?
See Before and After Acne Treatment. What is Epiduo® Forte Gel? Epiduo Forte Gel is a topical medication that easily fits into your daily acne skin care regimen. It is antibiotic-free and comes in a convenient pump.
Is it OK to use Epiduo gel on chapped skin?
Do not use Epiduo gel on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, irritated, or broken skin. Also avoid using Epiduo gel on wounds or on areas of eczema. Wait until these conditions have healed before using this medication. Benzoyl peroxide can cause a rare but serious allergic reaction or severe skin irritation.
Can you take Epiduo if you are allergic to adapalene?
Before taking this medicine. You should not use Epiduo if you are allergic to adapalene (Differin) or benzoyl peroxide. To make sure Epiduo is safe for you, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions. It is not known whether Epiduo will harm an unborn baby.