Differin Gel (Adapalene)

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Differin Gel 0.1%

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Differin XP 0.3%

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Differin Gel (Adapalene) Medication Information

Uses

Differin Gel is a retinoid that is used to treat acne. 

Dosage

The gel is available in 0.3% strength. 

Side Effects

The most common side effects of Differin Gel include:

  • Skin discomfort
  • Dry skin
  • Pruritus
  • Sunburn 

Speak with your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Adapalene

Precautions

Patients taking Differin Gel should avoid sunlight or exposure to sunlamps. If this cannot be avoided they should wear sunscreen. 

Interactions

Common drug interactions with Differin Gel include:

  • Topical alcohol
  • Topical astringents

Speak with your doctor for more information and before starting a new medication with Adapalene. 

Storage

Store below room temperature (68-77 ºF). Protect from freezing. 

Pharmacist Tips

  • Do not use Differin Gel more than once a day
  • When applying Adapalene avoid your eyes and mouth
  • Differin Gel should not be applied to cuts, sunburns, or abrasions. 

Adapalene FAQs

How long does it take for Differin Gel to work?

You can see benefit with Differin Gel in as little as two weeks. 

 

Do I moisturize before or after Differin Gel?

It is recommended to moisturize 30-45 minutes after applying Differin Gel.

 

How many times a day do you use Differin Gel?

You apply Differin Gel gel once a day.

 

How long should you use Differin Gel?

Your doctor will tell you how long you should use Differin Gel, it can take several months to see full benefits. 

 

Is Differin Gel good for wrinkles?

Differin Gel is used to treat acne, not wrinkles. 

Related Drugs

Reference:

Differin Gel {package insert}. Fort Worth, TX: Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; 2012.

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/021753s004lbl.pdf

PharmD Medical Writer

Author: Dr. Larisa Roybal, PharmD

Dr. Roybal is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist who has practiced in both ambulatory and acute care settings. Her pharmacy interests include oncology and general inpatient pharmacy.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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