Duac gel is a prescription only topical treatment prescribed for acne treatment. Duac gel contains the active ingredients Clindamycin and Benzoyl peroxide. Clindamycin is an antibiotic and benzoyl peroxide has anti-bacterial qualities, a combination of these two make up the effective acne treatment sold as duac gel. It is more suitable for people who are unable to take oral antibiotics such as oxytetracycline and lymecycline.
Wash the affected area and rinse with warm water before lightly drying it. Apply duac gel once daily to the affected areas on the skin, preferably in the evening. Duac gel is only suitable for people over the age of 12. It is often necessary in people with acne to try different treatments before they find the one which works best for them. Thus you have to be patient as duac gel can take up to 6 weeks to show results. If you do not then continue using duac gel for a maximum period of 3 months.
Duac gel contains two active ingredients which work together to treat acne.
Apply a thin film of Duac gel to the affected area once daily and rub in gently.
Duac should be applied at night before going to bed unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
Ensure the skin is clean and dry before applying Duac gel.
Always wash your hands after using Duac gel.
Common side effects of using Duac gel include:
Uncommon side effects of using Duac gel include:
You can learn more about the condition here – Acne – Diagnosis, Causes and Treatment
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