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Duac Gel Reviews: Honest Testimonials From Our Customers

Andy Boysan
Andy BoysanBPharmDirector & Superintendent Pharmacist

Reviewed on 14 Apr 2023

If you’re suffering from acne and looking for an effective treatment, it can be hard to gauge which option is best. Duac gel sounds great, but what if there are drawbacks you’re missing? That’s why you need to see comments from real-world users talking about their results.

We know that it’s a fantastic topical acne treatment, but we want you to have as much information as possible before proceeding. Why not read about the experiences other people in your situation have had with it? It’ll give you a great idea of what to expect if you choose it.

On this page, we’ll run through the main takeaways from our customers’ Duac reviews, give you a dynamically updated Duac gel review feed from Trustpilot, and point you to some supporting content to help you make a decision.

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Our takeaways from Duac gel reviews

We’ve read through all the feedback our customers have given us about Duac gel, and we’ve come away with impressions that generally match what we expected:


  • It’s suitable for persistent adult acne, whether hormonal or stress-induced.
  • It works quickly. Customers have reported seeing great results within a few weeks.
  • It’s non-greasy and easy to apply.
  • It doesn’t have many side effects.
  • It avoids the need for oral medication.


  • It can initially dry out the skin and causes redness.
  • Each tube needs to be used within 28 days.

Overall, we’ve had multiple customers describe Duac gel as the most effective acne treatment they’ve ever tried. With great reviews across the board, and only minor side effects identified (visit our Duac gel side effects page to learn more), we’re confident in recommending this treatment to those suffering from moderate acne.

Customer reviews of Duac gel

We receive new treatment reviews from our customers on a regular basis. This section features the latest TrustPilot reviews of Duac gel, so come back whenever you would like to see what acne sufferers have to say about it.

Read our Duac Gel product reviews that have been independently collected by our review partner,

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Additional resources to help you decide

For a general primer explaining how Duac gel works, you should definitely head to our main Duac gel introduction page. We run through what its active ingredients do, how you should use it, and what alternatives you should consider, to list just a few things.

As linked earlier, we have a full page on side effects to ensure you know exactly what can go wrong, as well as a wider selection of acne treatments to help you compare.

If you really want an in-depth look at how Duac gel works, and you don’t mind medical terminology, you can head to the electronic Medicines Compendium entry for Duac gel (if you do, and you’re uncertain about something, feel free to get in touch!).

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