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Differin Gel Dosage

Generic name: ADAPALENE 1mg in 1g
Dosage form: gel

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Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on June 15, 2020.

DIFFERIN Gel should be applied once a day to affected areas after washing in the evening before retiring. A thin film of the gel should be applied, avoiding eyes, lips, and mucous membranes.

During the early weeks of therapy, an apparent exacerbation of acne may occur. This is due to the action of the medication on previously unseen lesions and should not be considered a reason to discontinue therapy. Therapeutic results should be noticed after eight to twelve weeks of treatment.

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