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Acne. What is it and how can you help your patient who has acne?

Most people will experience acne at some point of in their life, usually during their teenage years. 1

The good news is there are effective treatments available and other things that can be done. 2

Duac is a treatment containing clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide, that has been designed to target acne. 3 In this section you will find answers to some common questions about acne, and also tips, facts and advice.


  1. Bhate K and Williams HC. Br J Dermatol. 2013;168(3):474–85.
  2. Williams HC, et al. Lancet 2012;379:361–72.
  3. Duac Patient Information Leaflet.
  4. Cordain L. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2005;24:84–91.

Duac is a registered trademark of the GlaxoSmithKline group of companies.

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at or search for MHRA Yellowcard in the Google Play or Apple App store. Adverse events should also be reported to GlaxoSmithKline on 0800 221 441.