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Is epiduo gel a tropical steroid?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: Epiduo is a combination acne gel containing adapalene and benzoyl peroxide. Epiduo is not a topical steroid. Topical medicine (not tropical) is a foam, liquid, gel, lotion, cream, or ointment for the surface of the skin.
Last updated Mar 24, 2020

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