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What is the definition or description of: Differin (adapalene) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Differin (adapalene) allergy?

Differin allergy: Differin (adapalene) is a vitamin A derivative that can be used for the treatment of acne. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/adapalene-topical-side-effects. Html ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Is adapalene gel used for jock itches?

Is adapalene gel used for jock itches?

No: It is the brand for an acne product called differin (adapalene). It would be very irritating in the groin region. ...Read more

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What are differin (adapalene) side effects?

What are differin (adapalene) side effects?

Very few: There are no reported systemic side effects but topical side effects include dry skin, scaling, redness, itching, burning, or sensitivity to light. ...Read more

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Does adapalene cream 0.1 help with wrinkles?

Does adapalene cream 0.1 help with wrinkles?

It is a retinoid: These creams have been shown to improve winkles but were primarily used for acne treatment. Many patients feel that their improvement faded after they stopped using the cream. The results do not compare with other forms of skin wrinkle improvement including laser treatments and even ipl in those patients with a lot of undesirable redness at the "crows feet" region. ...Read more

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How long does differin (adapalene) gel stay in the system for?

Differin (adapalene) gel: Only tiny amounts are absorbed through your skin into your body. The topical effects should be gone in a few days. ...Read more

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Does differin (adapalene) have any effects on the inside of the body if it is absorbed through the skin?

Does differin (adapalene) have any effects on the inside of the body if it is absorbed through the skin?

No: You should be using a pea sized drop for whole side of face. Cthe absorption is minimal and it is retinoid, or synthetic derivative of vitamin a which is converted by skin. Side effects are limited to dryness and local irriitation. ...Read more

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Do dermatology offices have differin (adapalene) coupons?

Maybe: You can ask your dermatologist if they have any coupons for differin (adapalene). If they don't perhaps you can go on the website and there might be one there. ...Read more

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Does adapalene gel and/or clindamyacin treat malasma?

Yes and no: The adapalene is a newer formulation of Retin-A and will promote exfoliation and possible help reduce the melasma
THe clindamycin however will have little if any effect ...Read more

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What are side effect of ap gel (adapalene gel)? . Thank you

What are side effect of ap gel (adapalene gel)? . Thank you

Skin irritation: Dryness, scaling, redness, stinging. All the side effects center around irritation of the skin. These side effects generally are worst at initiation of treatment and fade after a few weeks. ...Read more

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Usage and results of adapalene gel microspheres 0.1 deriva MS?

Usage and results of adapalene gel microspheres 0.1 deriva MS?

Excellent RX: This is one of the formulations for adapalene and it is one of the better medications. I prefer the cream only because it dissolves in the skin better. The efficacy is really good for people suffering with acne. I hope it helps you as well. Put it on at bedtime to avoid any sun sensitivities in the daytime. ...Read more

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Hello. I'm currenty using Differin (adapalene) 0.1% and this id my third day. However im having terrible break outs since day 1. What do I do?

Relax: This is irritating when first used, so you may begin with twice a week and gradually increase. If acne seems worse at first this may actually be a clue that it is working. Keep with it. Expect to see desired result in 2 or 3 months. The generic, adapalene, is cheaper. Either way it comes as. 1% and. 3%. There are no other strengths. Consult a dermatologist for best result. ...Read more

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Will differin (adapalene) repair wrinkles?

Will differin (adapalene) repair wrinkles?

Maybe: Differin is adapalene, a medication that is used for the treatment of acne. It can cause a temporary swelling of the skin but is not advocated for lasting relief of wrinkles. ...Read more

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Can you use differin (adapalene) cream on armpits?

Can you use differin (adapalene) cream on armpits?

What for?: Differing cream is indicated for acne treatment. I am not sure if you have acne on your armpits. Please have your doctor check it out first. ...Read more

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How does differin (adapalene) work on existing blackheads?

Mild peeling: Differin (adapalene) causes very mild peeling of the top layer of skin, opening the top layers around the plugged pores and allowing them to unclog. It works best when accompanied by good skin care--careful and regular washing, not scrubbing. ...Read more

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What are adapalene microspheres and cindamycin phosphate gel uses?

What are adapalene microspheres and cindamycin phosphate gel uses?

Acne: Adapalene is formulation of Retin_a basically a vitamin A durative that helps control exfoliation and reduces acne. It is not sensitive to Benzoyl peroxide. Clindamycin is an antibiotic you rub onto your face and it gets absorbed. It is a means of taking antibiotics without a pill. It doesn't get as high a blood lever and tends to act at the acne itself.
These are mainstays of acne care. ...Read more

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Can Ziana gel & Differin gel be used in conjunction with each other?

Can Ziana gel & Differin gel be used in conjunction with each other?

Better not: Both are retinoids, would have an additive effect and no added value, rather increased side effects as excessive skin dryness, ask your doctor for re-evaluation, best wishes ...Read more

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What is the difference between Differin (adapalene) 0.1% ""Gel" and "Cream"?

They differ: Gels are clear and often alcohol based and tend to disappear cosmetically when applied
creams are opaque and have an emollient base and may be less cosmetically appealing and may give skin a greasy appearance unlike gels ...Read more

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How long can I see effect on my face after putting topicil and differin (adapalene) for a week?

How long can I see effect on my face after putting topicil and differin (adapalene) for a week?

It typically takes: 6-8 weeks to see significant improvement with topical anti-acne meds ...Read more

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What is the difference in results and side effects of Atralin and Differin? Which works better for anti-aging?

Neither: Neither drug will alter the aging process.
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Can Ziana & Differin be used in conjunction w/each other? I don't have any drying effects from the Ziana, but would like some visible results.

Ziana & Differin: Ziana and Differin there is no known interaction when used together but it’s even better to round out your acne treatment with methods that don’t use medications at all if possible. I recommend a dermatologist evalute your skin condition in order to provide a better treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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On week six of Solodyn, Differin, and Aczone but still haven't seen much all that much of an improvement. Can I expect anything by the end of month 2?

Wait 3 months: Takes time don't apply too much or get sunburn like reaction, takes 3 months for new layer of skin sometimes, why not use benzoyl peroxide 5% instead of aczone which has more risks and expense but should be ok too. ...Read more

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