Acne - Medical Assistment

If you have ordered this medication before, you can log in to fill up the questionnaire automatically.

About You

Have you previously been diagnosed with mild to moderate acne by a medical doctor?

You must answer the question to continue.
You must see a doctor for a diagnosis before using online treatment. We are unable to supply acne treatment for you.
Health

Are you pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding?

  • This treatment is not suitable for use in pregnancy. Treatment should be discontinued for at least one cycle prior to pregnancy.
You must answer the question to continue.
The safety of this treatment in pregnancy is not established. Please visit your GP who may be able to prescribe it for you after a medical assessment.
 

Are you allergic to any of the following?

  • Adapalene
  • Benzoyl peroxide
  • Propylene Glycol
You must answer the question to continue.
We are unable to supply you with treatment. Please see your GP.
 

Do you currently have sunburn?

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You must wait for your sunburn to completely resolve before commencing your treatment.
 

Do you understand that usage during pregnancy can cause birth defects and you must use effective contraception if there is a possibility you may become pregnant?

  • It is essential that you do not become pregnant while using this treatment. You must use effective contraception and stop using your treatment immediately if you forget to use your contraception. If you think there is a possibility of pregnancy, discontinue treatment and speak to your doctor immediately.
You must answer the question to continue.
If you are a woman, we cannot offer this treatment if there is any chance of you becoming pregnant.
Medication

Are you currently taking any medication (including over the counter, prescription or recreational drugs)?

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Are you taking any of the following medications?

  • Topical treatments containing Salicylic acid (e.g. Bazuka treatment)
  • Benzoyl Peroxide (a common ingredient in other skin preparations for acne)
  • Tretinoin, isotretinoin, or tazarotene
You must answer the question to continue.
We are unable to supply you with treatment. Please consult your GP.
Agreement

Do you understand that it can take 4-8 weeks of treatment before beneficial effects are seen?

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It often takes 8 weeks or more for treatment to work. For more information contact our helpdesk.
 

Do you understand if your acne gets worse or starts to cause scarring, you must see your GP?

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You must see your GP if your condition gets worse
 

Do you understand that this medication can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight (photosensitivity)? You should avoid sunlight and sunlamps while using this gel and take care to use sunscreen and cover in protective clothing if sunlight exposure is necessary.

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It is advised to avoid exposure to sun lamps and direct sunlight during treatment, since this medicine can make your skin more light sensitive. Contact customer support for further information.
 

Do you understand that treatment should not exceed 12 weeks?

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Treatment with Epiduo gel should not exceed more than 12 weeks of continuous use. You can change your answer and continue.
 

Do you understand that you should use your treatment once a day, after washing your face with a mild cleanser and fully drying?

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Epiduo Gel is best applied after washing and drying your face. You can change your answer and continue.
 

Do you understand that this medicine must not come in contact with eyes, mouth, mucus membranes, or eczematous/ broken/ sunburned skin, and that if it does by accident you should seek medical advice?

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This medication can cause irritation to the eyes or mucous membranes (e.g. lips and gums), and if it comes into contact with either you should seek medical advice. You can change your answer and continue.
 

Do you understand that most people will experience some skin redness and peeling during the first few weeks of treatment? If your skin becomes irritated, you may need to use an oil-free moisturiser, use your treatment less often, or stop using it for a short period to allow your skin to recover and then re-start treatment. If irritation persists or symptoms are severe, stop using the medication and contact our help desk or your GP.

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You must agree to this before continuing. If you need assistance contact customer support.
 

Do you agree to the following?

  • You will read the patient information leaflet supplied with your medication
  • You will contact us and inform your GP of your medication if you experience any side effects of treatment, if you start new medication or if your medical conditions change during treatment.
  • The treatment is solely for your own use
  • You have answered all the above questions accurately and truthfully. You understand our prescribers take your answers in good faith and base their prescribing decisions accordingly, and that incorrect information can be hazardous to your health.
You must answer the question to continue.
You must agree to this before continuing. If you need assistance contact customer support.
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