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Fona – 10 gm Cream/Pcs
Generic Name: Adapalene
Therapeutic class: Antiacne Preparations (Topical Preparations)
Manufacturer: Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Adapalene cream or gel is indicated for topical treatment of acne vulgaris.
Adapalene 0.1% cream: It should be applied to the affected areas of skin, once daily at night-time.
Adapalene 0.3% gel: It should be applied to the entire face and any other affected areas of the skin, once daily in the evening.
A thin film of gel or cream should be applied to the skin areas where lesions present, using enough to cover the entire affected areas lightly
Erythema, scaling, dryness, pruritus, burning sensation, skin irritation, stinging unburn, acne flares, etc. are commonly seen during the first month of therapy but usually lessen with continued use of the medication.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Use Adapalene during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. It is not known whether this drug is excreted in breast milk. Exercise caution when administering Adapalene to a nursing mother.
Precautions & Warnings
Adapalene should not be applied to cuts, abrasions, eczematous or sunburned skin.
Use in Special Populations
Safety and effectiveness in children below 12 years of age have not been established.
Store in a cool (below 25°C) and dry place protected from light and moisture. Keep out of the reach of children. Keep the tube tightly closed after use.
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