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Drug Interactions between adapalene topical and salicylic acid topical

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • adapalene topical
  • salicylic acid topical

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salicylic acid topical adapalene topical

Applies to: salicylic acid topical and adapalene topical

Application of adapalene topical and salicylic acid topical to the same areas may cause excessive irritation or drying of the skin. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. It may be advisable in some cases to have a rest period in between use of these products to minimize dermatologic reactions. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Drug and food interactions

No interactions were found. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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