Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide
Name: Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide
- Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide drug
- Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide dosage
- Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide adverse effects
How do I store and/or throw out Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide?
- Store at room temperature.
- Protect from light.
- Protect from heat.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- Adapalene/Benzoyl Peroxide
- Benzoyl Peroxide and Adapalene
- Epiduo Forte
Dosing Renal Impairment
There are no dosage adjustments provided in manufacturer’s labeling; however, systemic absorption is not extensive making the need for a dose adjustment unlikely.
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). Protect from light and heat.
Concerns related to adverse effects:
• Bleaching effects: May bleach hair or colored fabric.
• Photosensitivity: Use is associated with increased susceptibility/sensitivity to UV light; avoid sunlamps or excessive sunlight exposure. Daily sunscreen use and other protective measures (eg, hat) are recommended if sun exposure cannot be avoided.
• Skin irritation: Certain cutaneous signs and symptoms (eg, erythema, dryness, scaling, burning/stinging) may occur during treatment; these are most likely to occur during the first 4 weeks and usually lessen with continued use. Irritant and allergic contact dermatitis may occur. Use of moisturizer, decreased use, or discontinuation may be recommended.
Concurrent drug therapy issues:
• Drug-drug interactions: Potentially significant interactions may exist, requiring dose or frequency adjustment, additional monitoring, and/or selection of alternative therapy. Consult drug interactions database for more detailed information.
• Sulfone products: Concomitant use of benzoyl peroxide with sulfone products (eg, dapsone, sulfacetamide) may cause temporary discoloration (yellow/orange) of facial hair and skin. Application of products at separate times during the day or washing off benzoyl peroxide prior to application of other products may avoid skin discoloration (Dubina 2009).
• Appropriate use: For external use only; avoid contact with abraded skin, mucous membranes, and eyes. Do not apply to cuts, abrasions, eczematous or sunburned skin. Avoid use of waxing as a depilatory method on treated skin. Avoid concomitant use of other potentially irritating topical products (medicated or abrasive soaps and cleansers, soaps and cosmetics that have strong skin-drying effect and products with high concentrations of alcohol, astringents, spices, or limes).