Adaferin Gel is an excellent remedy for the treatment of acne. It reduces the number and severity of acne or pimples and encourages rapid curing of pimples that do develop. Adaferin Gel consists of an active ingredient known as Adapalene.
Working of Adaferin Gel:
Adapalene belongs to a class of medicines known as retinoids. Adapalene binds to specific retinoic acid nuclear receptors and retinoid X receptors and normalizes the differentiation of follicular epithelial cells that decreases micro comedones formation. Hence, reduces swelling and inflammation in the skin.
How should Adaferin Gel be used?
Wash your hand before applying Adaferin Gel and clean your skin with a mild cleanser. Pat the skin dry with a clean towel. Apply a thin layer of this gel to the entire face or other affected skin areas. It should be applied in the evening before going to bed. Your acne may become worse for a short period of time at the beginning of the therapy, but do not stop using this medicine. If the acne seems to get much worse or there is no visible improvement in 8-12 weeks, then communicate with your doctor.
What are the contraindications of Adaferin Gel?
- If you are a pregnant woman or a breastfeeding mother, then do not use Adaferin Gel.
- If you are hypersensitive to Adaferin Gel or its other components, then do not use this medicine.
- The use of Adaferin Gel is prohibited in the case of broken, damaged, and eczematous skin condition.
What are the safety measures to be followed while using Adaferin Gel?
- Avoid using this medicine on the sunburn, windburn, chapped, irritated or dry skin.
- Adaferin Gel should be used on the externally on the skin, so avoid it from getting into the eyes, nose and mouth.
- Always try to use sunscreen or protective clothing while going out in the sun after the use of Adaferin Gel.
- Always try to avoid electrolysis, waxing and chemical depilatories for hair removal on the treated part of the skin while using this medicine.
What are the side effects of Adaferin Gel?
A user may suffer some side effects while using Adaferin Gel such as warmth or stinging sensation in the skin, redness, dryness, itching, scaling, or mild burning sensation in the skin, and breathing difficulty.
What are the drug interactions of Adaferin Gel?
A user must avoid the use of products containing alpha hydroxy acids, sulfur, resorcinol, salicylic acid and hair perming solutions while using Adaferin Gel.