Skip to Content

Epiduo Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved December 8th, 2008)
  • Brand name: Epiduo
  • Generic name: adapalene and benzoyl peroxide
  • Dosage form: Gel
  • Company: Galderma Laboratories, L.P.
  • Treatment for: Acne

Epiduo (adapalene and benzoyl peroxide) Gel is a once-daily, topical retinoid and antimicrobial combination for the treatment of acne.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Epiduo

Feb 25, 2013Approval Epiduo Gel Becomes First Topical Prescription Acne Treatment Available For Children As Young As 9 Years Old
Jan  6, 2009Approval Galderma Announces Availability Of Epiduo Gel, The First And Only Combination Treatment With A Retinoid And Benzoyl Peroxide To Treat Acne

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.