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Adapalene / Benzoyl Peroxide Topical Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 0.3%-2.5% ; 0.1%-2.5%

The information at is not a substitute for medical advice. Always consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Acne

Adapalene and benzoyl peroxide topical should be applied to affected areas of the face and/or trunk once daily after washing. A pea-size amount is applied to each area of the face (e.g., forehead, chin, each cheek). Avoid the eyes, lips, and mucous membranes.

Renal Dose Adjustments

No data available

Liver Dose Adjustments

No data available


Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients under the age of 12 years.


Data not available

Other Comments

Patients should be advised to cleanse the area to be treated with a mild or soapless cleanser, and then to apply a thin layer of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide topical gel avoiding the eyes, lips, and mucus membranes.

Patients should be advised not to use more than the recommended amount and not to apply more than once daily as this will not produce faster results, but may increase irritation such as erythema, scaling, dryness, stinging, or burning.