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Drug information on DEE (Adapalene) from Nidus Pharma Pvt. Ltd.

DEE

  Topical gel
Nidus Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Adapalene
 78.00
2% w/w
15g

Drug Name : Adapalene

Adapalene is a topical retinoid-like compound used to treat mild to moderate acne by preventing the formation of pimples acting deeply in the source. It also prevents the formation of new acne by restoring skin texture and tone.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which DEE may be prescribed


Side effects of DEE

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 DEE?

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

When is DEE not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for DEE

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 DEE

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

Storage Conditions for DEE

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



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