Differin Topical Lotion 0.1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Differin: Topical lotion (0.1%)

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Differin 0.1% Topical Lotion

What is this Medicine?

ADAPALENE (a DAP a leen) is applied to the skin to treat mild to moderate acne.

Similar Generic Drugs : Adapalene: Topical lotion (0.1%)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Differin: Topical lotion(0.1%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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In-Depth Information

Differin 0.1% Topical Lotion

NDC: 002995912
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acne Vulgaris

Storage Information
Avoid exposure to heat
Do not refrigerate
Protect from light
Do not freeze
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Differin 0.1% Topical Lotion

Reported Side Effects for Differin 0.1% Topical Lotion

Dry Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Irritation Incidence:
<1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
10.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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