Topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age and older.
Dosage & Administration
Apply a thin film of gel on the affected areas of the face and/or trunk once daily after washing. Use a pea-sized amount for each area of the face (e.g. forehead, chin, each cheek). Avoid the eyes, lips and mucous membranes. This gel is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
Erythema, scaling, dryness, and stinging/burning may occur during use of this gel. Other most commonly reported adverse events treated with this preparation were dry skin, contact dermatitis, burning & irritation on application site.
Use with caution in sensitive skin. Ultraviolet light and environmental exposure: Avoid exposure to sunlight and sunlamps. Wear sunscreen when sun exposure cannot be avoided.
Not to be used if the patient is allergic to any ingredient used in this preparation.
Use in Pregnancy & Lactation
The safety of this medicine in pregnancy has not been established. It should therefore be used with caution during pregnancy, and only if the benefits to the mother outweigh any risk to the foetus. Seek medical advice from your doctor.
It is not known whether Adapalene or Benzoyl peroxide is excreted in human milk following use of this combined gel. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when this preparation is administered to a nursing woman.