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Generic Name
Adapalene (Topical)
Trade Name
Differin
Manufacturer
Galderma
Risk Category
C
  • Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus.
  • No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women.
  • Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • A topical agent for treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Inadequate human or animal studies.
  • Similar to other topical retinoids, it's better to be avoided in pregnancy and contraception should be advised for women on treatment.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Unknown excretion into human breast milk.
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