Adapalene is used to treat acne. Adapalene is in a class of medications called retinoid-like compounds. It works by stopping pimples from forming under the surface of the skin.

Adult Dose
Dose: Topical
Single Dose: Apply thinly once daily in evening
Dose: Topical
Single Dose: Apply thinly once daily in the evening
Adaplene also known as Adapalenum, Adapalenum. . It is of Synthetic origin and belongs to Naphthoic acid. . The Molecular Weight of Adaplene is 412.58.
Adaplene is contraindicated in conditions like Eczema,Cancer,Hypersensitivity.
The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Adaplene are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Redness, Itching, Burning, Dryness, Scales.
Adaplene is primarily indicated in conditions like Acne, Acne vulgaris, Keratiniztion disorders, Psoriasis.
Adaplene is known to interact with other drugs, the details of drug interactions is as follows:DrugDetailsSeverityOnsetManagementSodium ThiosulphateConcomitant use may result in excessive irritation. MinorThe manufacturer suggests a rest period in between use of these products. These interactions are sometimes beneficial and sometimes may pose threats to life. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
Drug should not be given to Pregnant Mothers.If prescribing authority justifies the benefits of the drug against the possible damages he/she should reevaluate them and consult the reference material and previous studies.
Cream Store in a well closed container, at room temperature, . Protect from Moisture and Heat.
Adapalene should not be applied to skin that is sunburned, broken or covered with eczema. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. If contacted with eyes thoroughly wash them with plenty of water and call your doctor. Plan to avoid unnecessary or prolonged exposure to real and artificial sunlight and to wear protective clothing, sunglasses, and sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher, especially if you sunburn easily. Also avoid prolonged exposure to cold or wind. Adapalene may make your skin sensitive to sunlight or extreme weather. Do not use hot wax to remove unwanted hair during your treatment with adapalene.
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