Differin Topical Gel 0.1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Differin: Topical gel (0.1%)

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Differin 0.1% Topical Gel
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Differin 0.1% Topical Gel
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Differin 0.1% Topical Gel

What is this Medicine?

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

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Differin 0.1% Topical Gel

NDC: 002995910
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acne Vulgaris

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Differin 0.1% Topical Gel

Reported Side Effects for Differin 0.1% Topical Gel

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 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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