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Epiduo gel: Is it right for you?

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Is your current skincare regimen leading you down a one-way path to pimple city? Maybe you’ve tried all the latest scrubs and topical treatments – but your skin still wants to look and act like it hates you and wants you to be miserable! Fear not, because the self-proclaimed “nightmare for breakouts” is here! Bring Epiduo Gel into your skincare ring and knock out those pesky, stubborn bacteria - leading you to cleaner, clearer skin in no time!

Tell me more about this ‘nightmare for bacteria’ you’re talking about…

Epiduo gel, the recurring nightmare for bacteria, is an antibiotic-free topical acne treatment that’s been called “a nightmare for your breakouts”. Helping to clear acne and pimples before, during, and after a breakout, Epiduo Gel combines two effective remedies – benzoyl peroxide to kill bacteria and Adapalene to unclog blocked pores. A small dab of Epiduo Gel daily can reduce the number of and frequency of breakouts!

Can Epiduo gel help me get rid of this acne?

As long as you're over the age of nine years old, you can use Epiduo Gel- though it’s always a good idea to talk to your doctor before starting any skincare regimen. A dermatologist or other skincare expert can evaluate your condition and determine if Epiduo Gel is right for you. If you're a good candidate, Epiduo Gel can definitely help treat pesky acne.

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But how does it work? Will my skin stop trying to ruin my life?

Epiduo Gel combines two hard-working and fast acting medications: adapalene and benzoyl peroxide. These two medicines have been clinically proven to reduce the number of breakouts and to prevent future breakouts from forming. Washing your face with a gentle cleanser in the morning followed by a small amount of Epiduo Gel is all you need to activate the healing power of Epiduo Gel, sending you on your way to healthier, brighter, blemish-free skin!

What are the side effects? I’m not going to turn into a monster am I?

Fortunately no, you won’t turn into a monster – however like most medical treatments, Epiduo Gel can cause a few minor side effects including dry skin, redness, and a stinging or burning sensation on the affected skin. If side effects become worse or linger for more than a few days, make sure to talk to your doctor.

I don't think I can afford Epiduo Gel right now - Can I find it discounted?

If you’re looking for discounts on Epiduo Gel, Optum Perks is your one-stop-shop for all kinds of medical coupons, savings and discounts. It’s fast and easy to use – visit our website and request your coupon by email or text. Then show your coupon to your pharmacist when picking up medications and watch the savings roll in!