Scientific name: Adapalene
Drug class: Anti-acne drugs
Drug Subcategory: Retinol
Main Use: Acne
Common dosage forms:
– 0.1% (cream)
– 0.1% (gel)
How does Differin work?
Acne Zero is a product that contains Adapalene. Adapalene is a retinol (vitamin A analog) that reduces acne breakouts.
How to use Differin and adjust the dosage?
Acne Zero is available in cream and gel formulations and is usually applied to the affected area once a night, but avoid using it on wounds or sensitive skin. If your skin becomes irritated after use, you can reduce the frequency of use.
Before using Acne Zero, wash your hands, then gently clean and dry the affected area. Apply a thin layer of Acne Zero to the affected area and massage gently until the medicine disappears on the skin. Do not cover, wrap, or bandage the affected area unless directed by your doctor. Also, wash your hands after using this medicine.
What are the side effects of Differin?
Common side effects of Acne Zero include burning, itching, and reddening of the skin.
Who should not use Differin:
People who are allergic to adapalene or any of the ingredients in its preparations.
– It may take several months to see the full effect of this medicine.
– To ensure the best treatment effect, Acne Zero should be used at night as this medicine will be broken down by UV rays.
– Acne Zero may cause the skin to be sensitive to light, so use sun oil or sunscreen and avoid prolonged exposure to the sun or sunlamps.
– If you are using other skin products, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Common taking time:
To use at night, apply a thin layer to affected skin.
The information is for reference only, and the actual medication time will be adjusted according to individual circumstances.
Common possible conflicting drugs:
– Other skin products that may cause skin sensitivity, such as those containing alcohol, astringents, fragrances or limes.
If you are taking the above medicines, please inform your doctor or pharmacist, the dosage may need to be adjusted.