Differin Gel .1
"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.
Differin Gel .1%
DIFFERIN® (adapalene gel) Gel is indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
DIFFERIN® (adapalene gel) Gel should be applied once a day to affected areas after washing in the evening before retiring. A thin film of the gel should be applied, avoiding eyes, lips, and mucous membranes.
During the early weeks of therapy, an apparent exacerbation of acne may occur. This is due to the action of the medication on previously unseen lesions and should not be considered a reason to discontinue therapy. Therapeutic results should be noticed after eight to twelve weeks of treatment.
DIFFERIN® (adapalene gel) Gel, 0.1% is supplied in the following sizes:
45g laminate tube NDC 0299-5910-45
75g laminate tube NDC 0299-5910-75
Storage: Store at controlled room temperature 68° - 77°F (20° - 25°C), excursions permitted between 59° and 86°F (15° - 30°C). Protect from freezing.
Marketed by: GALDERMA LABORATORIES, L.P. Fort Worth, Texas 76177, USA. Mfd. by: Galderma Production Canada Inc. Baie d'Urfe, QC, H9X 3S4 Canada. Made in Canada. GALDERMA is a registered trademark. www.differin.com P51101-0. Revised: April 2007. FDA Rev date: 9/5/2007This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/19/2007
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