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Drug information on Acnovate (Adapalene) from Apex (Skinnova)

Acnovate

  Topical gel
Apex (Skinnova)
Generic : Adapalene
 137.00
0.1% /1%
15g
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Medical Condition(s) for which Acnovate may be prescribed


Side effects of Acnovate

A brief sensation of warmth or stinging may occur immediately after applying the medication, redness, dryness, itching of the skin and scaling, mild burning, or worsening of acne may occur during the first 2-4 weeks of using the medication.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Acnovate?

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

When is Acnovate not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Acnovate

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.

Other Precautions for Acnovate

Avoid excess dosage.
It is recommended to use a mild soap and lukewarm water to wash with while on this medication.

Storage Conditions for Acnovate

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



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