How to Take Adapalene and Dose of Adapalene


Find out how to take Adapalene (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Adapalene


How it should be taken  

It comes as a gel, a solution (liquid), and cream to apply to the skin as directed by your physician.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

Topical- A thin film of gel should be applied once a day to affected areas after washing the skin.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is a retinoid-like compound, prescribed for mild to moderate acne.  It works by stopping pimples from forming under the surface of the skin.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of eczema, sunburn, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid exposure to sunlight.
Avoid contact with mouth; otherwise it may be harmful.
Avoid getting pregnant while you are using adapalene.
Waxing should not be performed on treated skin.
Avoid applying on make-up and moisturizers.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at room temperature (25C), away from excess heat and moisture.

Pharma Services and Drug Enquiries

India is the world's capital for quality medicines, be it pharmaceutical formulations, herbal medicines or nutraceuticals. Our Pharma Division deals only with the best, GMP certified generics and branded medication for the export market. All our products are supported by strict adherence to quality and analysis certification.
View feedback from our existing customers.
Please note for the minimum order for Exports is of US$ 200. All orders will be subject to courier charges and supplies are normally dispatched through internationally accredited courier services.

Complete the form below to receive the no-obligation price quote.

Enquiry

Products

Note : We do not supply schedule-H (Example - narcotic drug or psychotropic drugs or anabolic steroids) and Anti- Abortion Drugs.
Please note for the minimum order for Exports is of US$ 200. All orders will be subject to courier charges and supplies are normally dispatched through internationally accredited courier services.
Buy Medication (Drug) at Concessional Price from India

Drugs A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Drugs Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Find a Doctor

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook