Differin Lotion

  • Acne

Differin Lotion Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Adapalene 0.1%.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

Gel, crm—45g; Lotion—2oz

Differin Lotion Indications


Acne vulgaris.

Differin Lotion Dosage and Administration


Apply thin film to affected areas once daily after washing. Reduce frequency or discontinue if prolonged or severe irritation occurs.


Not established.

Differin Lotion Contraindications

Not Applicable

Differin Lotion Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Differin Lotion Warnings/Precautions


Discontinue if allergic or anaphylactic reactions occur. Do not use on cuts, abrasions, broken, eczematous, or sunburned skin. Avoid eyes, lips, angles of the nose, mucous membranes, sun, UV light. Increased irritation in extreme weather. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: avoid areas with increased risk for potential ingestion or ocular exposure to infant.

Differin Lotion Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Differin Lotion Interactions


Avoid use until the effects of sulfur, resorcinol, or salicylic acid have subsided. Avoid waxing treated areas. Caution with other photosensitizers or irritants.

Differin Lotion Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Erythema, scaling, dryness, pruritus, burning, stinging.

Differin Lotion Clinical Trials

See Literature

Differin Lotion Note

Not Applicable

Differin Lotion Patient Counseling

See Literature