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    Brand Name: DIFFERIN

    Generic Name: Adapalene

    Generic for Differin* (Adapalene) is a topical medicine used to treat acne. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    Facts about Generic Drugs

    • Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
    • Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
     
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What is Generic for Differin* used for?

Generic for Differin* (Adapalene) is a topical medicine used to treat acne. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Differin*?

The dosage of Generic for Differin* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Wash your hands before applying Generic for Differin* gel. Apply a thin film of the gel onto the affected area.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Differin*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Differin* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Differin*?

Any medication applied in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Differin*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Differin*?

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Differin*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Differin* can interact with medicated soaps, cleansers, and other topical products with high concentrations of spices, lime, and alcohol.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Differin*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Differin* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Differin* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Differin* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Differin* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Differin* can cause side effects such as redness, dryness, burning, stinging, tingling, itching, and scaling of the skin. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are applying Generic for Differin*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Differin*?

Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Differin* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Differin*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Differin*?
How will Generic for Differin* work in my body?
How should Generic for Differin* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Differin* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Differin* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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