Adapan Gel

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Adapan Gel

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Prescription Required

Adapalene साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Adapan Information

Adapan is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Gel. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Pimples. Other than this, Adapan has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Adapan depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Adapan include Skin Burning, Sensation of Burning. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Adapan can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Adapan are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Adapan has a Unknown effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Adapan has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Adapan related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Adapan contraindications section.

Besides this, Adapan may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Adapan is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.

  1. Adapan Benefits & Uses
  2. Adapan Dosage & How to Take
  3. Adapan Side Effects
  4. Adapan Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Adapan with Other Drugs
  6. Adapan Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Adapan
  8. Adapan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Adapan Benefits & Uses

Adapan is used to treat the following -

  1. Pimples Primary
  2. Psoriasis

Adapan Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Adapan


Adapan Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Adapan is used -

  1. Dry Skin
  2. Skin Burning
  3. Itching or burning
  4. Sensation of Burning
  5. Erythema
  6. Skin Discolouration Mild
  7. Skin irritation
  8. Photosensitivity
  9. Skin Rash Mild
  10. Conjunctivitis Moderate
  11. Contact Dermatitis Moderate

Adapan Related Warnings

Is the use of Adapan safe for pregnant women?

The effects of Adapan on pregnant women are unknown since no research has been done to ascertain it yet.


Is the use of Adapan safe during breastfeeding?

Information about safety of Adapan for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.


What is the effect of Adapan on the Kidneys?

Adapan is not harmful for kidneys.


What is the effect of Adapan on the Liver?

Adapan is not harmful for the liver.


What is the effect of Adapan on the Heart?

Adapan is completely safe for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Adapan with Other Drugs

Adapan should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Adapan Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Adapan unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Eczema
  2. Sunburn
  3. Erythema Multiforme

Frequently asked Questions about Adapan

Is this Adapan habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Adapan has not been reported.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Adapan as it does not make you drowsy.


Is it safe?

Yes, Adapan is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Adapan cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Adapan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Adapan

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Adapan with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Adapan

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Adapan.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 894
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; DIFFERIN® (adapalene)
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