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Composition for Apgel Products

Apgel Products are primarily used for

About Apgel Products

Uses of Apgel Products

Adapalene is used in the treatment of acne.

Apgel Products side effects


Side Effects of Apgel are Itching, Erythema (skin redness), Dry skin, Skin burn, Skin peeling.

How Apgel Products work

Adapalene is a form of vitamin A which treats acne (pimples). It works by preventing accumulation of the sebum (skin’s natural oil) which unblocks the pores and allows natural exfoliation of the outer layers of skin.

Patient Concerns about Apgel Products

Frequently asked questions about Apgel Products

Frequently asked questions about Adapalene

Q. Is Apgel safe to be used in pregnancy?
No, Apgel should not be used during pregnancy. However, if during the treatment you became pregnant, discontinue the medicine immediately and consult your doctor. Do not plan a pregnancy while using Apgel.
Q. Is it safe to undergo cosmetic procedure while using Apgel?
It is advisable not to undergo cosmetic procedure while using Apgel. As, the cosmetic products with an abrasive, drying, or peeling action may cause an increased irritant effect. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.
Q. Is it normal to have a burning sensation after applying Apgel?
Yes, it is common to experience burning sensation with the use of Apgel. You may also experience redness, drying, and scaling during the first 4 weeks of treatment which usually lessen with continued use of Apgel. Inform your doctor if the side effects bother you or does not improve.
Q. How long does it take to see results from Apgel?
You may start noticing an improvement after two weeks of therapy, but a minimum of eight weeks are required to notice consistent beneficial effects.
Q. How does Apgel help acne?
Apgel has anti-inflammatory action which reduces soreness and irritation. It is used for the treatment of acne of the face, chest, or back and may also help in reducing blackheads, and whiteheads. It helps in the treatment of abnormal skin processes associated with acne.
Q. Can I use moisturiser after Apgel?
Moisturizers may be used, if necessary; however, products containing alpha hydroxy or glycolic acids should be avoided.
Q. How should Apgel be applied?
Apgel should be applied at night before going to bed or should be used as directed by your doctor. Clean the affected area with water and make sure it is dry before applying Apgel. Take a small amount onto your fingertips and spread a thin layer over the entire face and any other affected areas. It is important to clean your hands after applying Apgel.
Q. What precautions I need to follow while using Apgel?
You need to be cautious while applying Apgel. Avoid contact with the eyes, lips, angles of the nose, and inside of the mouth. This medication should not be applied to cuts, abrasions, inflamed or reddened skin, and sunburned skin. Wax epilation should not be performed on treated skin, as it may cause skin erosions.
Q. What should I avoid while using Apgel?
Apgel makes skin sensitive, so you should avoid spending time in sunlight. If you have to be in sunlight, you should wear sunscreen and wear a hat and clothes that cover the areas treated with Apgel. You should avoid weather extremes such as wind and cold, as this may cause irritation to your skin. Some skin products, such as harsh soaps, astringents, cosmetics that have strong skin drying effects, should be avoided. In addition, products containing high levels of alcohol should be avoided, as they may further dry or irritate your skin.
Q. Can I use other acne products with Apgel?
Yes, you may use Apgel with other acne products such as benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, and clindamycin when these products are applied in the morning. Apgel should be applied in the night when it is being used with other acne treatment products.

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