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Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)
Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)
Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)
Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)
Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)
Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)
Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)
Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)
Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)
Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)

Differin 0.1% Acne Treatment Gel 0.5 oz (15g)

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Product Summary

First FDA-approved over-the-counter topical retinoid for acne treatment.

This medication is used to treat acne. It may decrease the number and severity of acne pimples and promote quick healing of pimples that do develop.

Adapalene belongs to a class of medications called retinoids. It works by affecting the growth of cells and decreasing swelling and inflammation.

Key Features

  • Previously available only by prescription, now available without prescription
  • FDA-approved
  • Oil-free
  • Fragrance-free
  • Dermatologist developed and tested


Read the carton and enclosed consumer information leaflet before using this product. Keep the carton and consumer information leaflet. They contain important information.

Adults and children 12 years of age and older:

  • Wash your hands before applying this medication.
  • Gently clean the affected skin with a mild or soapless cleanser and pat dry before applying the product.
  • Use your fingertips to apply a small amount of medication in a thin layer. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer. For example, apply the product to the entire face if your acne is on the face.
  • A gauze pad or cotton swab can be used to apply the solution.
  • Use once daily, ideally at bedtime or as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not use more than one time a day. Applying more than directed will not provide faster or better results, but may worsen skin irritation.

Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor.


Active ingredient: Adapalene gel 0.1% (retinoid) - acne treatment.

Inactive ingredients: Carbomer 940, edetate disodium, methylparaben, poloxamer 182, propylene glycol, purified water and sodium hydroxide.

May contain hydrochloric acid to adjust pH.

Warnings and Restrictions

For external use only

Do not use:

  • on damaged skin (cuts, abrasions, eczema, sunburn).
  • if you are allergic to adapalene or any of the ingredients in this product.

If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a doctor before use.

When using this product:

  • limit sun exposure, including light from tanning beds, and use sunscreen when going outdoors.
  • do not wax to remove hair in areas where the product has been applied.

During the early weeks of use, your acne may appear to worsen before it improves (this is normal); continue using as directed unless you get irritation that becomes severe. Irritation (redness, itching, dryness, burning) is more likely to occur:

  • in the first few weeks of use.
  • if using more than one topical acne medication at a time.
  • but irritation usually lessens with continued use of this product.
  • it may take up to 3 months of once-daily use to see results.

Avoid product contact with eyes, lips, and mouth. If contact occurs, immediately flush the area with water.

Wash hands after use.

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • you become pregnant or are planning to become pregnant while using the product.
  • you have symptoms of an allergic reaction (such as itching, rash, hives, swelling of the lips, eyelids, and shortness of breath).
  • irritation becomes severe.
  • you see no improvement after 3 months of once-daily use.
  • if swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.


  • Store at room temperature 68°-77°F.
  • Protect from freezing.
  • Keep out of reach of children.

Other Information

Company Name: Galderma Laboratories, L.P., A Nestlé Skin Health Company

Company Address: Fort Worth, TX, 76177, USA.

All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Country of Origin - Canada

Customer Services

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Fort Worth, TX, 76177, USA.

Questions or comments?

Telephone Helpline: 1-866-735-4137


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