What is Adapalene?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Differin

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Adapalene is a topical skin product used for the treatment of acne vulgaris.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Adapalene

Side effect Patients
Dry peeling facial skin 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Adapalene

Dosage Patients
0.1 % daily 1
0.3 % daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Adapalene

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Adapalene

Duration

Currently taking Adapalene

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Adapalene

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 2

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Adapalene and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Isotretinoin (Accutane) 1
Tretinoin topical (Retin-A) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Adapalene.