Do you need a prescription for Duac gel?

Do you need a prescription for Duac gel?

Duac gel is a prescription-only acne treatment applied directly to the skin. It uses a combination of an antibiotic and an antibacterial. It can treat mild to moderate acne outbreaks. It typically gets initial results within 2-4 weeks of daily use.

Can you buy Duac gel over the counter?

Duac is a prescription only medication and is therefore not available over the counter. In order to purchase Duac gel you will need a prescription from a medical professional.

How much does Duac gel cost?


Acne treatment Quantity Cost
Duac Once Daily Gel (benzoyl peroxide 3% and clindamycin 1%) 30gm tube £17.95
Duac Once Daily Gel (benzoyl peroxide 3% and clindamycin 1%) 60gm tube £34.10

Is Duac gel good for acne?

Is Duac gel effective? The combination of the two active ingredients in Duac gel can make it an effective treatment for acne. It can take 2-6 weeks before you start to see any effect of the acne treatment, but it should not be used for more than 12 weeks at a time.

Can I use Duac every day?

DUAC is usually applied twice daily, in the morning and evening. Avoid getting this medicine in your eyes, mouth, or nose (or in the creases of your nose), or on your lips.

What age is Duac for?

Duac Once Daily Gel is for use by adults and adolescents (aged 12 and above) with acne.

Does Duac make skin worse?

SIDE EFFECTS: Dry skin, redness, burning, itching, or skin peeling may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. You can use skin moisturizing creams or lotions to help reduce many of the side effects listed above.

Does Duac work for hormonal acne?

It’s suitable for persistent adult acne, whether hormonal or stress-induced. It works quickly. Customers have reported seeing great results within a few weeks. It’s non-greasy and easy to apply.

How long can I use Duac for?

Do not use Duac Once Daily Gel for more than 11 weeks unless your doctor tells you to. If you use Duac Once Daily Gel less often than you should, it may not work as well and your skin problem may not improve.

Does Duac damage skin?

DUAC can cause a rare but serious allergic reaction or severe skin irritation. Stop using this medicine and get emergency medical help if you have: hives, itching; difficult breathing, feeling light-headed; or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Does Duac clear skin?

Duac is a topical antibiotic cream which actually works for mild to medium outbreaks. Been using for 2 weeks and spots now clearing. Highly recommend.

Does Duac expire?

Duac has an expiration date of 60 days. Acanya has an expiration date of 10 weeks. BenzaClin has an expiration date of 3 months.