"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.
Patients using BENZAMYCIN (erythromycin) Topical Gel should receive the following information and instructions:
- This medication is to be used as directed by the physician. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, nose, mouth, and all mucous membranes.
- This medication should not be used for any disorder other than that for which it was prescribed.
- Patients should not use any other topical acne preparation unless otherwise directed by physician.
- Patients should report to their physician any signs of local adverse reactions.
- BENZAMYCIN (erythromycin) ® Topical Gel may bleach hair or colored fabric.
- Keep product refrigerated and discard after 3 months.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/6/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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