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Doctor insights on: Duac Gel

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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