Differin (Adapalene)


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  • Differin (Adapalene)
  • Differin (Adapalene)

Differin (Adapalene)

  • Medication features

    Differin gel 0.1% is a topical acne treatment that is applied directly onto the skin. It contains the active ingredient adapalene, a retinoid treatment which as well as having an anti inflammatory effect, also reduces the number of blackheads, spots and acne breakouts. It also helps treat acne by promoting healing within the skin to reduce scarring and swelling. This treatment is a great alternative for people who don't want to, or can't, take oral antibiotics to treat acne.

    • Topical acne treatment for mild to moderate acne
    • Has anti-inflammatory and healing properties
    • Alternative to oral antibiotics


NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our Prescriber / Pharmacist.

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Differin gel is different from other acne treatments. This topical treatment contains the active ingredient adapalene, rather than an antibiotic. It's suitable for people suffering with mild to moderate acne.

How does Differin work?

Differin cream gel contains the active ingredient adapalene, a form of vitamin A which works by increasing the turnover of dead skin cells. By aiding the natural exfoliation of skin, it helps to unblock pores and sebaceous glands, reducing the appearance of blackheads and spots from appearing.

What is Differin cream?

Differin cream is another name for Differin 0.1% gel. Both work as a cutaneous treatment of mild to moderate acne.


  • How to use Differin anti acne gel?

    For best results, apply Differin gel once daily, if possible, at the same time each day. Integrate it into your skincare routine.

    Wash face, chest or back with mild soap or non drying cleanser. Pat dry. Apply a thin layer of Differin cream to clean, dry skin, and follow with your moisturiser.

    Applying differin cream and gel more frequently than once a day will not get results faster. It will only result in dry skin irritation or cause a local skin reaction.

  • How long does Differin Gel take to work?

    Differin Gel starts working immediately, however you may have to wait a few weeks for results to show.

    Do not use Differin for longer than 12 weeks continuously without checking in with our online doctor service.

  • When is irritation most likely to occur?

    Skin irritation (redness, itching, dryness, burning) is more likely to occur in the first few weeks of using this acne treatment.

    You might also experience irritation if you use more than one topical acne product at a time.

    Avoid contact with the eyes and mouth, and don't apply the gel to broken skin.

    Also, refrain from excessive sun exposure including su