Adiff Aqueous Gel 15gm

Acne Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

ADIFF GEL contains Adapalene which belongs to the group of medicines called Retinoids. It is used to treat acne vulgaris. Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition which occurs when hair follicles get blocked with oil and dead skin cells.

ADIFF GEL has an anti-inflammatory effect reducing soreness and irritation when used on the face, chest or back for acne, blackheads, spots and pimples. During the treatment, your doctor might ask you to avoid exposure to sunlight and artificial UV light.

Avoid using ADIFF GEL if you have eczema (inflammatory skin condition), cuts or scrapes, and on sensitive areas such as the eyes, mouth and nostrils. ADIFF GEL is not recommended for use in pregnant women. ADIFF GEL should be used with caution in breastfeeding women.

ADIFF GEL is not recommended for use in children (below 12 years of age). The most common side effects of using ADIFF GEL include dryness, irritation, redness and burning sensation of skin. Call your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen over time.

USES OF ADIFF GEL

  • Treats Acne vulgaris

HOW ADIFF GEL WORKS

ADIFF GEL is believed to work by modifying the action of skin cells to produce fewer pimples or acne.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply ADIFF GEL as advised by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash the areas to be treated with water, keep it clean and dry before applying this medicine. Apply a thin layer of this medicine with your fingertips to the affected areas and rub gently.

Avoid contact of ADIFF GEL with the eyes, mouth or nose and sensitive areas of your body. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ADIFF GEL

COMMON

  • dryness, irritation, redness and burning sensation of skin

UNCOMMON

  • skin itching or discomfort
  • exfoliation (peeling skin)
  • sunburns if exposed to sunlight or artificial UV light
  • acne
  • contact dermatitis (local skin reaction)

RARE

Stop using ADIFF GEL and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe allergic reaction (swelling of the face, lips or throat) making it difficult to swallow or breathe
  • rashes, itching, hives (round, red rash with swelling), dizziness
  • angioedema (painless swelling under the skin)

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ADIFF GEL is not recommended for use in women who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant. Consult your doctor for advice.

If you become pregnant during the treatment, then discontinue it and consult your doctor immediately.

BREASTFEEDING

ADIFF GEL should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it is not known whether it is excreted in human milk. Consult your doctor before using it.

To avoid exposure of the infant, do not apply ADIFF GEL to the chest when used during breast-feeding.

KIDNEY

There is no proper information about the use of ADIFF GEL in kidney patients. Consult your doctor before using it.

LIVER

There is no proper information about the use of ADIFF GEL in liver patients. Consult your doctor before using it.

ALLERGY

Do not use ADIFF GEL if you are allergic to Adapalene or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

ADIFF GEL is not recommended for use if you:

  • have cuts or scrapes
  • have eczema (a condition that makes your skin red, dry and itchy)

Use in pediatrics:

ADIFF GEL is not recommended for use in children (below 12 years of age). Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

Safety and effectiveness of ADIFF GEL in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above) have not been established. Consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before using ADIFF GEL, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • other medicines used for acne (Ex. benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, clindamycin)
  • cosmetics which may cause blackheads or dry skin
  • harsh cleansers, strong drying agents, or irritant products
  • medicines containing sulfur, resorcinol, or salicylic acid

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally use or swallow too much of ADIFF GEL, consult your doctor immediately. Symptoms of overdose are irritation, redness, peeling or discomfort of skin.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Adapalene
Pharmacological Category :   Anti-inflammatory
Therapeutic Indication :   Acne vulgaris
Dosage Forms :   Gel, Cream

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep ADIFF GEL out of reach of children
  • Do not store above 25°C

FAQs ABOUT ADIFF GEL

Can ADIFF GEL be used in the morning?

Apply ADIFF GEL as advised by your physician. It is best when applied at night and washed off in the morning since it is sensitive to sunlight and may not yield good results. Consult your doctor for further queries.

Can ADIFF GEL cause irritation?

Yes ADIFF GEL can cause slight sensation of warmth and stinging after applying it for the initial 2-4 weeks but will reduce with continued usage.  Consult your doctor if any of these bother you over time.

Can ADIFF GEL be used daily?

No. ADIFF GEL should be used according to the doctor’s advice. Using it daily won’t make the treatment faster instead the side effects might worsen. Make sure you use the same quantity at the same time each day for better effects of the medicine.

Can ADIFF GEL make skin darker?

No. ADIFF GEL doesn’t make skin darker. Instead, it can slightly make the skin lighter by healing acne, pimples, blackheads and spots. Consult your doctor for further queries.

Can I go outside after applying ADIFF GEL?

No, avoid going out after applying ADIFF GEL especially when its windy or raining since it can cause local irritation and skin discomfort. It is best used at night. Consult the doctor for further assistance.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Drugs acting on skin and mucous membranes. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Eighth edition. 2019. Page – 953, 954.

2. Leila Tolaymat; Heidi Dearborn; Patrick M. Zito. Adapalene. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. StatPearls [Internet]. August 2022. [Accessed on 28th November 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482509/

3. Galderma R&D. Clinical Study to Test the Efficacy and Safety of Adapalene, 0.1%. NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine. ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised in February 2021] [Accessed on 28th November 2022] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00598832

4. Piskin S, Uzunali E. A review of the use of adapalene for the treatment of acne vulgaris. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov. August 2007. [Accessed on 28th November 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2374937/

5. Laboratoires Galderma. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in February 2022] [Accessed on 28th November 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.921.pdf

6. Galderma Canada Inc. Adapalene. [Revised in December 2018] [Accessed on 28th November 2022] https://pdf.hres.ca/dpd_pm/00048625.PDF

7. Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO). [Accessed on 28th November 2022] https://cdscoonline.gov.in/CDSCO/Drugs

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    ADAPALENE 0.1%
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Adiff Aqueous Gel 15gm

Adiff Aqueous Gel 15gm Mkt: Ipca Laboratories Ltd

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