Aczone vs Duac

Aczone
(Rx)
Duac
(Rx)
Aczone is an acne medication.
Duac is an acne medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
4.1
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.6
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.8
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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July 7, 2005
August 26, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,148 Discussions
12,434 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
Aczone is prescribed for Acne and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
Duac is prescribed for Acne and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Acz
Exfoliation
2
Bloating
1
Weight Gain
1
Sun Sensitivity
1
Candida
1
Early Period
1
Cancer
1
Bruise
1
Migraines
1
Paranoia
1
Dua
Dry Skin
8
Itching
7
Burning
5
Bleeding
1
Pustule
1
Sun Sensitivity
1
Weight Gain
1
Bloating
1
Tingling
1
Folliculitis
1
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Aczone
Acz
Duac
Dua
Exfoliation
Acz
Dua
2
0
Bloating
Acz
Dua
1
1
Weight Gain
Acz
Dua
1
1
Sun Sensitivity
Acz
Dua
1
1
Candida
Acz
Dua
1
0
Early Period
Acz
Dua
1
0
Cancer
Acz
Dua
1
0
Bruise
Acz
Dua
1
0
Migraines
Acz
Dua
1
0
Paranoia
Acz
Dua
1
0
Dry Skin
Dua
Acz
8
0
Itching
Dua
Acz
7
0
Burning
Dua
Acz
5
0
Bleeding
Dua
Acz
1
0
Pustule
Dua
Acz
1
0
Sun Sensitivity
Dua
Acz
1
1
Weight Gain
Dua
Acz
1
1
Bloating
Dua
Acz
1
1
Tingling
Dua
Acz
1
0
Folliculitis
Dua
Acz
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Aczone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Duac during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aczone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Duac and alcohol.
Method of use
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Gel
Gel
Dosages
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Gel: 5%, 7.5%
Gel: 1.2 %(1 % base) -5 %
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Dapsone
Clindamycin Phosphate/Benzoyl Peroxide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aczone and Duac: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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