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Acne is the term for plugged pores (blackheads and whiteheads), pimples, and even deeper lumps (cysts or nodules) that occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and even the upper arms. Acne affects most teenagers to some extent. However, the disease is not restricted to any age group; adults in their 20s - even into their 40s - can get acne. While not a life threatening condition, acne can be upsetting and disfiguring. When severe, acne can lead to serious and permanent scarring. Eve...

Differin is a trade name for an anti-acne medication made by Galderma Laboratories. Its active ingredient is a chemical called adapalene.

Acne as related to Adapalene Topical

  • Topical Therapy for Acne - American Family Physician

    Topical Therapy for Acne ... ADAPALENE. Adapalene (Differin) is a topical retinoid that was labeled by the FDA in 1997. Its mechanism of action is similar to that of ...

  • Adapalene – Science of Acne
    Adapalene (Differin) is a topical retinoid that is used primarily for the treatment of acne. Adapalene is one of the most commonly used topical retinoids.

  • Have Questions about Differin Gel?
    Learn the ins and outs of Differin Gel (adapalene 0.1%) and how the topical retinoid treatment works to prevent acne with adult skin in mind.

  • Once-A-Day Acne Treatment—Differin Gel, 0.3%
    Important Safety Information. Indication: DIFFERIN ® GEL, 0.3% is a prescription medication known as a retinoid and is indicated for the topical treatment of acne ...

  • FDA approves Differin Gel 0.1% for over-the-counter use to ...
    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.

  • ADAPALENE - TOPICAL (Differin) side effects, medical uses ...
    Consumer information about the medication ADAPALENE - TOPICAL (Differin), includes side effects, drug interactions, recommended dosages, and storage information.