Adaclene Gel (Adapalene)
What is Adaclene Gel (Adapalene) used for?
Adaclene Gel (Adapalene) is a topical medication used to treat patients suffering from mild to moderate acne. The gel contains a substance similar to vitamin A that encourages the renewal of skin cells which prevents the formation of black heads and pimples. Your doctor may prescribe this medication to be used along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Adaclene Gel (Adapalene)?
Adaclene Gel (Adapalene) is usually applied once each day during the evening, but your particular directions will be determined by your doctor based on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Wash and pat dry the area being treated to remove any dirt or loose skin. Apply a small amount of gel to the skin, gently massage it into the skin, and leave the area uncovered to allow any excess gel to evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands after each application to prevent the gel from contacting other areas not being treated or the mucous membranes. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Adaclene Gel (Adapalene)?
Adaclene Gel (Adapalene) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Stop using the medication and contact your doctor as soon as possible if any serious or worrying side effects occur including severe pain, burning, nausea, dizziness, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, severe rashes, swelling, or trouble breathing. These conditions may require reduced application frequency or immediate medical attention in serious or life threatening cases to prevent further complications from occurring.
Adaclene Gel (Adapalene) should not be applied to skin that is broken or severely damaged. It is also important to disclose if you are allergic to its ingredients as this may cause unexpected health complications during treatment.
Strictly use Adaclene Gel (Adapalene) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Adaclene Gel (Adapalene) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.