"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene), a once-daily topical gel for the over-the-counter (OTC) treatment of acne. Differin Gel 0.1% is approved for use in people 12 years of age and older.
Benzamycin Consumer (continued)
A product that may interact with this drug is: dapsone used on the skin.
Other skin products (such as cosmetics, medicated soaps, after-shave lotions, products containing alcohol) and other acne skin treatments may increase skin irritation, dryness, and peeling when used with erythromycin/benzoyl peroxide. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about what products are best for you, what products to avoid, and ways you can reduce skin irritation.
OVERDOSE: This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If swallowing or overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
For best results, this medication is often used as part of a total skin care program. Follow your doctor's recommendations.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: If you are using the individual pouches, store them at room temperature.
If you are using the premixed product in the container, store in the refrigerator. Do not freeze. Keep the container tightly closed. Discard after 3 months.
This medication is flammable. Keep it away from heat and open flame. Keep all medications away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
Information last revised April 2015. Copyright(c) 2015 First Databank, Inc.
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