Acne vulgaris is characterized by non inflammatory, inflammatory papules, pustule and nodules. Acne is believed to affect the areas of the skin which is deeply covered by sebaceous follicles.
Answer to Acne
Adaferin Gel is a retinoid like compound. Adaferin Gel contains Adapalene and is used for the treatment of acne vulgaris. Adaferin gel contains Adapalene which binds to retinoid receptor mainly termed as beta and gamma receptors but does not bind to cytosolic receptor protein. Adaferin gel works by normalizing the differentiation of follicular epithelial cell resulting in decreased comedone formation
Dosage for Adaferin Gel
Adaferin gel is safe for children who are twelve or above twelve years. Wash your face before applying it to the skin and then apply a thin film so that it is invisible. Adaferin is applied once a day. It is applied once a day before going to sleep.
Some common unwanted effects
The most common side effects of Adaferin gel are irritation, redness, dryness and itching of the skin as well as well as flares of acne. The more common side effects which are observed in the first month of the use of Adaferin gel involves burning sensation or stinging of the skin, dryness and peeling of the skin. An ocular side effect includes dermatitis, rash and eczema.
Precaution required for Adaferin Gel
If you are pregnant or have plans of getting pregnant kindly consult your doctor before you start using Adaferin gel.
You should give all the information of the prescription, nonprescription medication or any herbal preparation before you start using the cream
You should also take action if you have allergies towards medicines, foods or any other substances.
In case of eczema and sunburn consult your doctor before using the Adaferin gel.
Individuals suffering from acne related issues should minimize the exposure to the sunlight, including sunlamps.
Adaferin gels may cause erythema, dryness, scaling and itching in the first two to four weeks so precaution should be taken.
Contraindication for Adaferin Gel
Adaferin Gel should not be used a round eyes, mouth, mucous membrane as it may cause conjunctivitis or eczematous skin.
Adaferin gel should not be prescribed for pediatric patients under the age of 12 years.
Wax epilation should not be performed on Adaferin gel treated skin.
Adaferin should not be applied to the sunburn skin.
How to apply the Adaferin Gel?
There are few important steps for application of Adaferin gel.
Firstly wash your hands before applying the gel.
Clean the affected area with a mild soap less cleanser.
Now apply a small amount of Adaferin gel on the affected area of the skin.
After application the cream should be completely invisible and if you can see the cream on your face you are actually applying too much of it.
After application wash your hands once again before doing any work.
What in case I miss a dose?
Whenever you remember you should apply the medication. In case it’s time for the next dose you should skip the missed dose and follow the scheduled dose. Extra medication should not be applied to make up the missed dose.
Over usage will not result in your pimples going away any faster. If you overuse it, you could get increased redness, scaling and discomfort of your skin.