Differin

Differin

adapalene

Manufacturer:

Galderma

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Adapalene
Indications/Uses
Topical gel 0.1%/Cream: Cutaneous treatment of acne vulgaris where comedones, papules & pustules predominate. Topical gel 0.3%: Mild to moderate acne where comedones, papules & pustules predominate; photodamage skin including wrinkles & hyperpigmentation.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply a thin film to acne affected areas once daily at bedtime & after washing. Dry affected areas thoroughly prior application.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Topical gel 0.3%: Eczema or seborrheic dermatitis.
Special Precautions
Avoid contact w/ eyes, lips, mouth, angles of nose, mucous membranes & open wounds. Do not apply to broken skin, eczematous skin or severe acne. Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight including sunlamps. Pregnancy & lactation. Topical gel 0.3%: Childn <12 yr. Elderly ≥65 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Skin irritation (characterized by scaling, dryness, erythema, burning & stinging), sensitivity to sunlight.
Drug Interactions
May produce additive irritant effects w/ peeling agents, astringents or irritant products; abrasive cleansers, strong drying agents. Topical gel 0.1%/Cream: Not to be used w/ other retinoids or drugs w/ a similar mode of action. Topical gel 0.3%: Concomitant use w/ prep containing sulfur, resorcinol or salicylic acid.
ATC Classification
D10AD03 - adapalene ; Belongs to the class of topical retinoid preparations used in the treatment of acne.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Differin topical gel 0.3%
Packing/Price
30 g x 1's (P2,383/box)
Form
Differin topical gel 0.1%
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's (P1,270/tube);30 g x 1's (P1,778.75/tube)
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Form
Differin cream 0.1%
Packing/Price
30 g x 1's (P1,778.75/tube)
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