Achilles 0.10% Gel

Novartis India Ltd

Composition for Achilles 0.10% Gel

Primarily used for

15 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Achilles Gel


Uses of Achilles Gel

Achilles 0.10% Gel is used in the treatment of acne.

Side effects of Achilles Gel


Dry skin, Skin burn, Irritation, Redness of skin.


How to use Achilles Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Achilles Gel works

Achilles 0.10% gel works by slowing the production of certain natural substances that can cause acne.

In Depth Information on Achilles Gel

Expert advice for Achilles Gel

  • Avoid contact of cream/ gel with the eyes, lips, mouth or angles of the nose, and other sensitive areas of the body. 
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure and wear protective clothing while using adapalene topical. Use of sunscreen products and protective clothing over the treated area.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to adapalene or any of its ingredients.
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Special precautions for Achilles 0.10% Gel
No interaction found
Achilles 0.10% Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Achilles 0.10% Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Achilles 0.10% Gel via licking.
Achilles 0.10% Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Achille
s 0.10% Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Achille
s 0.10% Gel in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Achilles 0.10% Gel

Frequently asked questions for Adapalene Topical

Q. Is adapalene/Differin/Adaferin a steroid or statin?
No, adapalene, Differin (brand name for adapalene, Adaferin (brand name for adapalene) belong to class of medications called retinoid-like compounds
Q. Is adapalene topical good for wrinkles?
In some clinical studies, anti-wrinkle effect of adapalene has been observed. However, consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Is adapalene the same as Retin-A?
No, Adapalene is a medication that works in the same way as Retin-A, but it is more effective than Retin-A
Q. Does adapalene topical reduces acne scars?
Yes, adapalene topical reduces acne scars
Q. Does adapalene topical cause skin exfoliation?
Yes, it may sometime cause skin exfoliation.

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