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Adapalene topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Adapalene topical is also known as: Differin

Adapalene topical Pregnancy Warnings

Adapalene topical has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies (at 100 to 200 times the oral human dose) have revealed evidence of teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Adapalene topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Adapalene topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of adapalene into human milk. It does not undergo significant absorption after topical application (<25 to 35 ng/mL). The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering adapalene topical to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Differin (adapalene topical)." Galderma Laboratories Inc, Fort Worth, TX.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Differin (adapalene topical)." Galderma Laboratories Inc, Fort Worth, TX.

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