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Aczone vs. Duac for Acne

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Aczone

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Other Names: Dapsone

Duac

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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 1,996 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 9,924 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Dapsone (diamino-diphenyl sulfone) is a medication most commonly used in combination with rifampicin and clofazimine as multidrug therapy (MDT) for the treatment of Mycobacterium leprae infections (leprosy). It is also second-line treatment for prop... Read more on Wikipedia
benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin is a topical gel used for the treatment of Acne vulgaris. It is sold under the trade names Duac (by Stiefel Labs) and BenzaClin (by Sanofi Aventis). Both contain 1% clindamycin phosphate and 5% benzoyl peroxide an... Read more on Wikipedia
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about the Duac, as I'm on Aczone with my Ziana, so it's...
...Aczone with my Ziana, so it's nice to at least be able to use makeup without a lot of flaking. Are you touching your skin a lot? I know it's hard not to. Sometimes if I notice an area that is...
interview season despite treatment with Duac, Aczone and PO...
...growing up and have some residual ice pick scars. I also had a few (likely stress related) breakouts during the interview season despite treatment with Duac, Aczone and PO minocycline. I...
of light! When do you use the Aczone? 2x a day seems like a...
...last a long time. The middle of month 3 was when I started seeing a ray of light! When do you use the Aczone? 2x a day seems like a lot... only saying that because my derm told me not to use any...
dermatologist today prescribed me Aczone. Can anyone who...
...Hi everyone, I have been using Epiduo / Duac for about six weeks ...to be outside). My dermatologist today prescribed me Aczone. Can anyone who has been using Aczone tell me about their...
Btw I was prescribed aczone, differin .3 and solodyn and...
...acne? I was just wondering bc I have a mild case of it according to my derm. Btw I was prescribed aczone, differin ...over duac from...
anymore so she switched me to Aczone & Epiduo and THOSE...
...cabinet jogged something for me. Duac and Differin were what I ...working anymore so she switched me to Aczone & Epiduo and THOSE are ...we started TTC and switch to Clindamyacin and Finacea...
thought maybe I should stop the aczone and use epiduo with...
...put on epiduo and aczone. I used it for ...on here and discovered that aczone is oily and can make ...what is doing it. So I thought maybe I should stop the aczone and use epiduo with duac ...
week 1 update., tazorac Been on Aczone in am, and taz every...
 Tazorac week 1 update., tazorac Been on Aczone in am, and taz every other day, and duac everyday for a week Wed. Skin is drying out but not unbearable. I am going thru the \"breakout\" i guess. I...
does this sound? I was on Duac for about six months, and...
...I was on Duac for about six ...returned to the dermatologist, and he changed things around a lot. Now I am taking Neosalus as a moisturizer, then aczone used in conjunction with Tazorac. I just ...
have now been on Aczone/Differin/BP for nearly 1.5~2 years...
Duac and Differin actually work really well. I used to to clear up my acne as well. The down side is it takes ...skin. I have now been on Aczone/Differin/BP for nearly 1.5~2 years now...
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