For cutaneous use only.
Posology: Adults and Adolescents (aged 12 years and above): Duac Once Daily Gel should be applied once daily in the evening, to the entire affected area.
Patients should be advised that excessive application will not improve efficacy, but may increase the risk of skin irritation. If excessive dryness or peeling occurs, frequency of application should be reduced or application temporarily interrupted (see Precautions).
An effect on inflammatory and non-inflammatory lesions may be seen as early as week 2-5 of treatment (see Pharmacology: Pharmacodynamics under Actions).
The safety and efficacy of Duac Once Daily Gel has not been studied beyond 12 weeks in acne vulgaris clinical trials. Treatment with Duac Once Daily Gel should not exceed more than 12 weeks of continuous use.
Paediatric population: The safety and efficacy of Duac Once Daily Gel has not been established in children under 12 years of age, therefore Duac Once Daily Gel is not recommended for use in this population.
Elderly patients: No specific recommendations.
Method of administration: Duac Once Daily Gel should be applied in a thin film after washing gently with a mild cleanser and fully drying. If the gel does not rub into the skin easily, too much is being applied.
Hands should be washed after application.