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Can you use duac gel when pregnant?

Can you use duac gel when pregnant?

Use benzamycin: The ingredients in Benzamycin are Erythromycin and benzoyl peroxide and are safe in pregnancy. Duac contains Clindamycin which cause rare GI problems. Check with OB , but even though the dose is very small thy may not want you to use a cream containing Clindamycin in pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can I remove acne marks from my face? I had severe acne but that has been treated by duac gel. Now i just have the marks.

How can I remove acne marks from my face? I had severe acne but that has been treated by duac gel. Now i just have the marks.

Derm consult: Very glad you got treated for the basic disease. Brown marks will fade over time. Leave them alone. It's your decision whether to keep the scars. A dermatologist can laser, abrade, fill and/or operate them. Before you decide to do this, notice how many hollywood stars have kept their scars in order to look "tough". Hoping you get what you want. Cheers. ...Read more

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Tretinoin cream and duac gel side effects?

Tretinoin cream and duac gel side effects?

About all...: ...I ever see from either of them is dryness and mild irritation. I have my patients apply tretinoin at bedtime, so that any dryness will occur while they are asleep. For duac, i tell them to wait an hour after washing their face, to allow normal skin oils to replenish, before applying it. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use 2 different types of gels for my acne at the same time? Duac once daily gel and differin gel adapalene.

Is it okay to use 2 different types of gels for my acne at the same time? Duac once daily gel and differin gel adapalene.

Yes, with caution: Dermatologists often recommend such a combination especially for severe acne. I say caution because combining these can cause severe dryness. If your skin is very oily, however, it might be just what you need. ...Read more

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I have just stopped duac and has been prescribed epiduo gel, how do I avoid the side effects of it?

I have just stopped duac and has been prescribed epiduo gel, how do I avoid the side effects of it?

Wait an hour...: ...After washing your face before applying it. Use only a small amount. Don't scrub your face with a washcloth or buf puf. ...Read more

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What happens if u eat a packet of wasake gel?

What happens if u eat a packet of wasake gel?

Wasake gel: Wasake gel is a derivative of silica gel which is a non-toxic substance. Unless eaten in substantial quantities, it is unlikely to cause harm, but rather will be passed unchanged through the digestive system. It is not a food however, and thus not designed to be ingested. ...Read more

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What is diclofenac gel used for?

What is diclofenac gel used for?

See details: It is a topical antiinflammatory med usually applied locally to treat osteoarthritis of the hands or knees. ...Read more

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What is renal gel and why is it used?

What is renal gel and why is it used?

Renagel: Renagel is a phosphorus binder. It is used by people with chronic kidney disease and end stage renal disease to help treat high phosphorus levels in the blood. You take them with your meals and they bind the phosphorus in foods preventing it from building up in the blood. ...Read more

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What is the function of deriva aquaos gel?

What is the function of deriva aquaos gel?

Acne: Deriva Aqueous Gel is indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris Adapalene is a retinoid-like compound for the treatment of acne vulgaris. It is a naphthoic derivative with a methoxyphenyl adamantyl side chain. Biochemical and pharmacological profile studies have demonstrated that adapalene is a modulator of cellular differentiation, keratinization, and inflammatory processes all of which represent important features in the pathology of acne vulgaris. Adapalene binds to specific retinoic acid nuclear receptors but does not bind to the cytosolic receptor protein. It has been suggested that topical adapalene may normalize the differentiation of follicular epithelial cells resulting in decreased microcomedone formation. Analysis of cryosections, radioactive tracing and fluorescence studies in excised human skin have shown that adapalene gel penetrates into the epidermis and dermis (especially the pilosebaceous units). ...Read more

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What is it my urine is brownish and gel like?

What is it my urine is brownish and gel like?

Needs evaluation: This is clearly not normal. Given your age there are many considerations. Need to see a doc and have urinalysis and bloodwork. ...Read more

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Can ky-gel cause uti?

Can ky-gel cause uti?

Unlikely: This lubricant does not generally result in infection. ...Read more

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What is cloderm gel used for?

What is cloderm gel used for?

Steroid: Cloderm is topical clocortolone, a steroid. It is used to treat some steroid responsive skin conditions. ...Read more

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Could i buy duac in a chemist?

Prescription med: There are generic forms of this combination medication available and some fake forms sold by online pharmacies. In texas/the us this is medication requires a prescription for use. Until it is found safe enough for over the counter use, you will need a doctors prescription for it. ...Read more

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Are gel based fumigation toxic?

Probably : It depends on what the chemical is and what you mean by toxic. If swallowed many fumigation chemicals are dangerous to people and animals. ...Read more

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