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Adapalene gel microspheres what is it for?

Adapalene gel microspheres what is it for?

Acne: Most commonly for acne, its a good preparation of a newer form of retin-A and it aids in exfoliation. THe product is also used for fine lines , melasma, ...Read more

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Does adapalene gel and/or clindamyacin treat malasma?

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

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 adapalene gel work for acne?

Does adapalene gel work for acne?

Yes: It can be a very effective agent in the basket of medications used for acne. ...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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I have a small boil on my bottocks. So far, I have applied a small dab of Adapalene .3% gel over the area. I am thinking of using antibacterial ointment as well. What else should I use to quickly cure this boil?

I have a small boil on my bottocks. So far, I have applied a small dab of Adapalene .3% gel over the area. I am thinking of using antibacterial ointment as well. What else should I use to quickly cure this boil?

Boil: Warm compression is a commonly accepted and advised treatment modality for superficial skin infections. Warming a washcloth and compressing the area for 10-15 minutes four times per day will help the lesion heal or drain more efficiently. Sometimes antibiotics or surgical drainage is necessary. ...Read more

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Is it possible that adapalene + clindamycin phosphate gel deriva c be used only in mornings?

Less effective: The produce when used at night has better absorption and less interaction with sunlight. ...Read more

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How do I properly apply clindamyacin phosphate cream and adapalene gel at night?

How do I properly apply clindamyacin phosphate cream and adapalene gel at night?

Topical creams for: acne should be sparingly applied to your acne prone areas. Clindamycin cream would be more moisturizing than the adapalene gel, so I would use clinda in am and adapalene gel in pm. No problem with sun sensitivity so if you switch them, there really isn't a problem. ...Read more

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