Duac Gel (benzoyl peroxide 3% clindamycin 1%)
What is Duac Gel?
Duac gel is a topical medication used to treat mild to moderate acne vulgaris in adults and adolescents over 12.
How does it work?
Duac gel contains the ingredients clindamycin and benzol peroxide which are known as anti-acne preparations. The ingredients work to reduce the production of the chemical sebum which clogs pores. Often these pores have an oil build-up and become blackheads. Duac gel works to ensure the blackheads don't become infected and turn into acne.
Is Duac Gel right for me?
Duac gel is suitable for the face and other parts of the body where acne may appear. If you have mild to moderate acne, Dual gel may be right for you.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however these do not always occur.
- Peeling or itching skin
- Dry or redness of the skin
- Sensitivity to sunlight
- Skin pain
- Rash (dermatitis)
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24 Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.
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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Duac Gel
Apply to clean and dry skin. Apply thinly at bedtime to affected area. Wash hands after use.
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duac gel (benzoyl peroxide 3 clindamycin 1 ) patient leaflet
This is a mediation used to treat mild to moderate acne and is a suitable option for those who are unable to take oral tablets to treat their acne.
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What does Duac Gel do?
Duac Gel is a topical gel that contains two active ingredients: clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide. Clindamycin phosphate is an antibiotic that kills the bacteria that cause acne. Benzoyl peroxide helps to reduce the redness and inflammation of acne.
How can I buy Duac Gel?
Duac Gel is a prescription medication and must be prescribed by a healthcare provider. It is not available for purchase over the counter.
Is this medication suitable for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
How is the medication delivered?
All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.
Is Duac Gel good for acne?
Duac Gel is indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris. It is applied once or twice daily to the affected areas of the skin. The gel should be gently rubbed into the skin and should not be applied to broken or irritated skin.
Who can take Duac Gel?
Duac Gel is not suitable for use in children under the age of 12 years. It should not be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks.
How do I order my medication?
Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.
Can I cancel or return my order?
For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.
You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.