Differin Gel .3
"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 .3%
DIFFERIN Gel, 0.3% is indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age and older.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Apply a thin film of DIFFERIN Gel, 0.3% to the entire face and any other affected areas of the skin once daily in the evening, after washing gently with a non-medicated soap. Avoid application to the areas of skin around eyes, lips, and mucous membranes. A mild transitory sensation of warmth or slight stinging may occur shortly after the application of DIFFERIN Gel, 0.3%. Patients should be instructed to minimize sun exposure. Patients may be instructed to use moisturizers for relief of dry skin or irritation.
If therapeutic results are not noticed after 12 weeks of treatment, therapy should be re-evaluated. For topical use only. Not for ophthalmic, oral or intravaginal use.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
Each gram of DIFFERIN Gel, 0.3% contains 3 mg adapalene in an off-white aqueous gel.
DIFFERIN Gel, 0.3% is supplied in the following size.
45 g tube - NDC 0299-5918-45
Storage: Store at controlled room temperature 68° to 77°F (20° to 25°C) with excursions permitted between 59° to 86°F (15° to 30°C). Protect from freezing. Keep out of reach of children.
Marketed by: Galderma Laboratories, L.P. Fort Worth, Texas 76177 USA. Manufactured by: DPT Laboratories, Ltd. San Antonio, Texas 78215 USA. Revised: 08/2010.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/24/2010
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