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Is adapalene(differinn) gel good for mild acne and what side effect can cause?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Differin (adapalene) is a: prescription topical medication used for mild to moderate acne. The common side effects are redness, burning, dry skin, itching and sensitivity to the sun.

Answered 11/10/2015

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It's quite good: It's an alternative to benzoyl peroxide, especially helpful if there's a lot of comedones. If it doesn't clear you in a few weeks, your physician may add something else. Best wishes.

Answered 12/30/2015

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