Adapalene, also sold under the brand name Differin and Adapale Gel among several other names, is a topical (applied on the skin) drug that is used to heal severe acne. It is similar to vitamin A and helps the skin cells to rebuild. Adapalene may also be used to treat other conditions not listed above.
Adapalene, also sold under the brand name Differin and Adapale Gel among several other names, is a topical (applied on the skin) drug that is used to heal severe acne. It is similar to vitamin A and helps the skin cells to rebuild.
Adapalene may also be used to treat other conditions not listed above.
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Important Information about Adapalene
Don’t apply adapalene in sensitive areas of your body like eyes, nose creases, or lips. Rinse with lots of water if the cream gets into these areas accidently. Also, don’t apply adapalene on sunburned, wind burned, chapped, irritate, dry or damaged skin. Avoid applying this cream or gel on wounds or eczema affected areas. Apply only after all these conditions have healed.
Avoid using skin products that have alpha hydroxyl or glycolic acid when you are using adapalene. Also avoid products that can be harsh on skin like harsh soaps, cleansers, shampoos, hair colors or perms, hair removal creams or wax, or skin products that contain alcohol, astringents, spices, or lime. Consult your doctor first and only they use another skin medication product while using adapalene.
You must protect your skin from unnecessary sunlight and UV rays including artificial sun lamps and tanning beds. Using adapalene may increase the chances of sunburn due to sunlight exposure even for a small period. For optimum protection, cover your skin while going out in sun and use a sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 15.
Always store adapalene medication in a cool and dry place away from heat and moisture. Make sure that you children and pets don’t get access to it.
Adapalene Side Effects
Stop using adapalene if you experience skin hives, difficulty in breathing, swelling on your face, lips, tongue, or mouth. In the initial 4 weeks of using adapalene medication, your skin may turn red, dry, or scaly. You may also experience some burning or stinging. Tell your doctor immediately if these effects persist or worsen.
Some less serious side effects which are common occurrence are slight burning, warmth, itching, redness, tingling, stinging, or irritation.
The side effects mentioned above are not a complete set of side effects known for adapalene. There may be other effects which you might experience. Let your doctor know immediately if something is serious.
Adapalene Dosing Information
Apply adapalene medication as prescribed by your doctor, usual once per day. Remember to apply only the proper amount of medication.
Interaction with other drugs
It is rare that Adapalene may interact with other medications taken orally or intra venous but use other topical skin products with your doctor’s advice. Let your doctor know about your entire medical history including any present medications or related products, especially of skin conditions and drug allergies. He or she will be the right person to know about any possible drug interactions.
Tazarotene is a compound similar to vitamin A. It helps the skin to renew itself more quickly and may improve the appearance and texture of skin. The Avage brand of tazarotene cream is used to reduce the appearance of fine wrinkles on the face, mottled light and dark skin patches on the face, and benign facial lentigines (non-cancerous freckles) in adults and adolescents who are at least 17 years old. The Fabior and Tazorac brands of tazarotene topical are used to treat acne vulgaris in adults and adolescents who are at least 12 years old. Tazorac is also used to treat plaque psoriasis (raised, silvery flaking of the skin) in adults. Tazarotene topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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