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Adapalene Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne treatment: Either one could be effective by itself. ...Read more
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
Weeks: It usually starts working in 8 to 12 weeks. You may have to use other meds with it. ...Read more
Does differin (adapalene) have any effects on the inside of the body if it is absorbed through the skin?
Been putting topicil and differin (adapalene) for a week, but have not seen any improvements on my skin. Is it not working for me?
Followup: Follow up with your doc if not helping ...Read more
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
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
Yes: It should be safe to use at least until the expiration date. Follow the application recommendations given to you by your doctor. Three months is long enough to see if your skin tolerates it and whether you see improvement in your acne. Then you can get a new Rx to continue use for maintenance. ...Read more
Hello. Im 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer