Adapalene gel

Common Questions and Answers about Adapalene gel


Avatar f tn I'm a 31 year old female and had acne ever since i was a teen and used bp gel all those years. I started using adapalene 0.1 percent gel for the past year since i realized my skin had aged terribly during those years. The point is, is it safe to use the adapalene longterm? Are there any longterm effects? Any experiences?
541216 tn?1213971670 I am 17 and have very mild acne, the doctor prescribed me some differin gel (adapalene), i wash my face and apply mosturiser every morning and then apply the gel at night i have been doinf this for a month now. All it seems to be doing is making me break out more & drying my skin out quite a lot, sometimes wen i try to put mosturiser on my face burns especially at the sides of me nose and the cheek area next to my eye.
1179774 tn?1310136250 Cetaphil is a good cleanser for removing make-up but it does not, on its own, clear acne. You need a topical acne gel from your doctor such as Differin (adapalene). Female acne patients will also benefit from taking an anti-androgen contraceptive pill such as Yasmin. There are lots of good camoflague make-ups, check out Toleriane by La Roche-Posay, Dermablend by Vichy or Maximum Cover by Estee Lauder.
Avatar m tn I started using Differin in May, but I now realize Differin also contains Adapalene. Should I be worried about sun exposure while using Differin/adapaline? I noticed the container says not to use it on sunburns, but nothing about not using it in the sun. I use the cream at night, but I also realize that it's a long term treatment... and as such just because I use it at night, does not mean the sensitivity is gone in the morning/day.
Avatar f tn Hi Barbie, ask your doctor for a topical retinoid gel called Differin (contains adapalene) which will heal both active acne and post-acne scarring. If you cannot currently access prescription medicine try Clinique's Post-Blemish stick or Clinique's Even Better Skin Tone Corrector. Eloise.
Avatar n tn It would be better to see your doctor for a topical gel named Differin (Adapalene 0.1%). This works deep inside the pores to dissolve blackheads and clear acne spots. Eloise.
Avatar f tn White spots on your face can be treated with a topical gel from your doctor such as Differin (adapalene) or Duac gel (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide). The spots on your arms and legs are not acne, which only occurs on oil-rich areas of skin such as the face, chest and back. They may be keratotis pilaris, a harmless condition which benefits from exfoliating and moisturising. Eloise.
Avatar m tn If this is of limited benefit see your doctor for a stronger treatment gel such as Differin (adapalene 0.1%) or Duac gel (Clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide). Eloise.
Avatar n tn At the moment I'm on 5% benzoyl peroxide gel and 0.3% adapalene gel. My acne isn't the worst, maybe midway but it always keeps coming back. I've been using the benzoyl gel for months with retin-a as well but that was making my skin get really red and irritated so I've switched to the adapalene. Now I eat healthy, I workout regularly, I get enough sleep most of the time, I wash my face well but not too much, so I just don't understand why it doesn't go away. What am I not doing?
Avatar n tn Adapalene is a gel used for the treatment of acne vulgaris (pimples). The exact mechanism of action is not known. Scientists believe that when adapalene is applied to the skin, it affects the growth of skin cells and thereby reduces the formation of pimples. Google it, it may not be the only thing for you. It is available by prescription only, there are many other meds available: retins, clindamyacin, orals, topicals - a derm will make the best choice.
Avatar m tn He may also advise use of a prescription-strength acne gel such as Differin (adapalene 0.1%). Use a good quailty shaving gel such as one by Clinique. They also make a post-shave balm which reduces redness in the chin area. If you use a topical acne gel use this at night. In the morning wash your face before shaving. Use a fresh razor blade each time and pat dry with a clean towel. Best Wishes, Eloise.
Avatar n tn 1% past one week i am using this cream, Is this good for my face are it will give any side effect because previously i was used KOJIVIT for Darkness problem. Kindly advice me can i use ADAPALENE GEL are not.
Avatar f tn The best topical gel for pimples and blackheads is Differin (adapalene). This is the most recent retinoid to be approved for acne, and is very effective and well tolerated. Ask your doctor about this.
Avatar f tn He was then prescribed Differin (adapalene) gel to clear his spots. Eloise.
Avatar f tn Hi, laser surgery can be expensive so consider your other options first. Your doctor can prescribe a topical gel such as Differin (adapalene) or Duac (benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin) to clear your skin. Acne is caused by a sensitivity to the effects of androgens (hormones) in your body. Female acne patients will benefit from taking the combined oral contraceptive pill as the oestrogen it contains blocks the action of androgens on your skin. Eloise.
Avatar f tn Oestrogen blocks the effects of androgens on the skin. Also ask for a topical retinoid gel such as Differin (adapalene). Eloise.
1156171 tn?1273091476 See your doctor for a course of oral antibiotics such as Oxytetracycline 250mg twice a day and a prescription-strength acne gel such as Differin (adapalene). Eloise.
Avatar m tn Ask your doctor for a course of oral antibiotics to kill acne-causing bacteria on the skin, and/or a topical retinoid gel such as Differin (adapalene). Eloise.
1364054 tn?1346008767 My cycles are irregular, but I visited gynaecologist and she said everything is ok. My dermatologist gave me for therapy Sona gel by night, during the day Klindamicin gel/ 3 weeks and then neutral creams, Hiramycin caps a 100mg 2x1/7days, then 1x1/2weeks, and UV protection. What do You think about it? My problem started when I heard that Klindamicin gel canĀ“t be bought in my country. Do You know any good replacement for that medication? If not can I use only Sona gel and pills?
1065978 tn?1265233926 This leads to more spots in the same place, delayed healing time, secondary infection and even scarring. See your GP for a topical retinoid gel called Differin (adapalene 0.1%). Eloise.
Avatar m tn Hi, thank you for your response. I used Neo-Medrol. I can upload a picture of my nose if you don't understand. They are not pimples. They donot even ache. Its like here, permanently!
Avatar f tn Hi I wanted to know can you use these to products together for acne which is erthromycin topical solution 2%and differin gel 1% together if so how do you use it meaning what times and day.
Avatar m tn See your doctor for a prescription-strength gel such as Differin (adapalene 0.1%) or Duac gel (Clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide). Your doctor may also think you warrant a course of oral antibiotics such as Oxytetracycline 250mg twice daily. Eloise.
Avatar m tn I Am Having White Patches On My Face My Doctor Has Told Me To Use Apply ADAPLENE GEL ON THE PATCHES I Wanna Ask Is It Really Effective To Apply ADAPLENE GEL ON WHITE PATCHES ON MY FACE.??
Avatar m tn You may prefer to use a product which contains just adapalene called Differin. Differin comes in a 0.1% gel and a 0.3% gel aswell as a 0.1% cream for sensitive skin. When using topical acne meds use a bland cleanser such as Cetaphil, La Roche-Posay or Vichy to minimise dryness and irritation. I notice you are 47, have you struggled with acne for a long time? Have you also tried oral antibiotics (doxycycline/minocycline etc?
Avatar n tn What have the specialists recommended to treat the acne and prevent scarring? My son has been prescribed Differin gel (adapalene 0.1%). This is not usually recommended for children, except under the supervision of a doctor. Eloise.
1373186 tn?1278559805 If your acne is more severe you should see your doctor for a prescription-strength gel like Differin (adapalene) or Dalacin (clindamycin). When starting a new regime, some patients experience an "initial breakout" (temporary worsening of acne) as unseen spots come to the surface. This is particularly common with retinoids (tretinoin/isotretinoin) and is less likely to happen with Proactive.
Avatar n tn If shop-bought products are of limited benefit, ask your doctor for Differin gel 0.1% (adapalene) which is good for spots and blackheads. Eloise.
Avatar m tn See your doctor for an effective gel which will work against the abnormal skin processes associated with acne. Duac (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) or Differin (adapalene) are both effective. Eloise.