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Differin (Adapalene)

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About Product
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Mohamed Imran Lakhi Content Administrator GPhC: 2060586 Updated on: 14/02/2020 Next review: 14/08/2020

About Differin

Differin is a topical which is applied once a day to treat acne.

Adapalene, the active ingredient, is a type of Vitamin A. This ingredient promotes skin turnover (shedding of skin cells) which reduces the chances of skin cells clogging your pores and causing acne. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory, reducing the swelling and redness in the affected areas.

How to use Differin

Differin should be applied once daily to the affected areas of the skin. 

Clean the acne-prone area with warm water and a mild soap and pat the area with a dry towel. Apply the amount of Differin to the affected area and gently rub it into the skin.

Differin side effects and cautions

Differin can cause some side effects. 

Common Side effects include:

  • Dry skin
  • Irritation of the skin
  • Burning sensation of the skin
  • Redness of the skin

Uncommon side effects include:

  • Skin reaction
  • Skin discomfort
  • Increased sensitivity to sunlight
  • Itchy skin
  • Peeling of the skin
  • Flare up of acne

How should I report side effects?

If you experience any side effects, report them to your doctor or pharmacist.

If side effects persist for longer than 3 weeks, the doctor may lower the dose or stop your treatment. 

Avoid using Differin near broken skin (cuts and scratches) or if you have eczema.

Avoid contact with eyes, nose, mouth and other sensitive body parts. If contact does occur, wash the area with warm water.

Is it safe to use Differin while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Differin should not be used if you are pregnant and should be used under the instruction of a doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Buy Differin online

You can buy Differin for acne from prescription doctor and have it delivered to your door within 24 hours.

We deliver your prescription via our discreet courier service quickly and easily. If you have any concerns about this medication, speak to our doctors.

Table of contents

About Differin

How to use Differin

Side effects and cautions

Buy Differin online

Treatment information

  • Product Name: Differin
  • Manufacturer: Galderma
  • Active Ingredient(s) Adapalene
  • Administration: Directly to skin (topical)
  • Presentation: Cream or gel
  • Available Strength: 0.1% adapelene
  • Exemption: Prescription only medication
  • Application: Men and women over 18 with acne
  • Dosage: Once daily to affected area
  • Description: Differin is a topical treatment for acne which contains Adapalene
  • Drug Class: Retinoid
  • Alcohol Consumption: Avoid or limit alcohol consumption
  • When Pregnant: Do not use when pregnant. Speak to your doctor for more advice.
  • When Breastfeeding Do not use when breastfeeding. Speak to your doctor for more advice.
Click here to view the Differin (Adapalene) - Patient Information Leaflet

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