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Differin Dosage

Generic name: adapalene
Dosage form: gel

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Apply a thin film of DIFFERIN Gel, 0.3% to the entire face and any other affected areas of the skin once daily in the evening, after washing gently with a non-medicated soap.  Avoid application to the areas of skin around eyes, lips, and mucous membranes.  A mild transitory sensation of warmth or slight stinging may occur shortly after the application of DIFFERIN Gel, 0.3%.  Patients should be instructed to minimize sun exposure.  Patients may be instructed to use moisturizers for relief of dry skin or irritation.

If therapeutic results are not noticed after 12 weeks of treatment, therapy should be re-evaluated.

For topical use only.  Not for ophthalmic, oral or intravaginal use.