Why Adaferin Gel for acne?
Adaferin gel is a non-prescription drug that clears acne with the power of Rx. It’s non-comedogenic and fragrance-free gel and the first OTC acne gel with Adapalene for more than 30 years. Adaferin Gel works in deep pores where acne starts. Signs of improvement are visible after 2 weeks of continuous use.
How does Adaferin Gel work?
Adaferin gel contains an active ingredient Adapalene. The active ingredient can stop pimples from forming under the surface of the skin by unblocking the pores. Unblocking of pores helps prevent the formation of pimples, whiteheads and blackheads.
How to use Adaferin Gel?
Read the product label first before you start the treatment. It will give you more information about this product and the side effects that you may experience from using it. When using this gel apply only a small amount on your skin or as directed by your doctor. Adaferin gel is applied only at night preferably before going to bed. Before application, wash the areas to be treated with mild soap and water. The length of your treatment depends on how quickly your acne improves.
What are the side effects of Adaferin Gel?
The most frequently reported side effects of Adaferin gel from those who have used it are:
- Stinging or burning
- Skin irritation
If you notice any other symptoms speak with your doctor right away.
Warning and Precautions
Some health conditions can make you more susceptible to the side effects of this drug. Inform your doctor about:
- Current list of medications
- Pre-existing diseases
- Current health conditions
Other important points that you need to consider include:
- Avoid waxing
- Avoid exposure to sunlight
- Avoid contact with eyes
- Avoid taking this medication by mouth
- Wash your hands before and after applying
- Avoid using other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
- Adaferin gel may react with other drugs and products like cleanser, astringent, alcohol-containing preparation and abrasive soap.