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    Adapalene Topical

    Information about Adapalene Topical

    Adapalene topical uses

    Adapalene Topical is used in the treatment of acne.

    How adapalene topical works

    Adapalene topical works by slowing the production of certain natural substances that can cause acne.

    Common side effects of adapalene topical

    Dry skin, Skin burn, Irritation, Redness of skin

    Available Medicine for Adapalene Topical

    • ₹218
      Galderma India Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹205
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹132
      Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹140
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹122
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹221
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹120
      Talent India
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹100
      Panzer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹90
      Unimarck Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹81
      Organic Laboratories
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Adapalene Topical

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions for Adapalene Topical

    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
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    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 10 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)