WHAT IS ADAPERO?
ADAPERO gel is a combination of Adapalene and Benzoyl peroxide
WHAT ADAPERO IS USED FOR?
ADAPERO is used to treat Acne vulgaris in which the skin has blackheads, whiteheads and pimples
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your doctor before using this medicine, if you:
Are allergic to adapalene, benzoyl peroxide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Have cuts or scrapes or on sunburnt skin or if you have a skin condition called eczema
Have high levels of sun exposure and those with inherent sensitivity to sun
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before using this medicine
CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS
ADAPERO is not recommended for use in children or adolescents below 9 years of age
DRIVING & USING MACHINES
ADAPERO does not have any effect on driving and using machines
Tell your doctor before taking this medicine, If you:
Are undergoing any other acne treatment
Are using topical medicines that contain sulfur, resorcinol or salicylic acid
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
- Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
- Do not use ADAPERO gel in or on your mouth, eyes, or vagina
- Apply ADAPERO gel once a day on your face
- Wash the area where the gel will be applied with a mild cleanser and pat dry
- Squeeze a small amount (about the size of a pea) of ADAPERO gel onto your fingertips and spread a thin layer over the affected area
If you use more ADAPERO
Using too much ADAPERO gel or using it more than once a day may increase your chance of skin irritation
In the rare event that you accidentally swallow any of this medicine, seek medical advice
If you forget to use ADAPERO
Apply using this medicine as soon as you remember
Do not apply more than once a day
If you Stop taking ADAPERO
Do not stop using this medicine unless told by your doctor
SIDE EFFECTS OF ADAPERO:
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Local skin reactions such as redness, dryness, swelling, scaling, stinging or burning
- Keep this medicine out of reach of children
- Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
- Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Adapero Gel is a prescription medicine having combination of medicines that are used to treat acne. It removes the dead layer of the skin which is present on the top. It stops the growth of bacteria.
Adapero Gel should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is for external use only.
Wash your hands before using this medicine.
Apply only on the affected areas of the skin. It is advised to check the label for directions before use.
Most common side effects
The most common side effects include skin irritation, itchiness and burning, and sensation at the application site.
If this side effect persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor.
In case by accident, this medicine goes into your eyes, ears, nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.
Inform your doctor if you notice darkening or discoloration, or severe burning sensation at the treated skin.
Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding suffering from any other condition, please inform your doctor.
USES OF ADAPERO GEL
BENEFITS OF ADAPERO GEL
Adapero Gel helps treat acne by reducing the production of excessive oil in the skin.
This helps keep your pores open and prevent further acne breakouts.
It helps reduce redness and swelling around acne and promotes healing.
It also helps reduce acne blemishes and gives you a smoother-looking skin.
Adapero Gel usually takes a few weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep using it even if it appears not to be working.
This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as acne reduces.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ADAPERO GEL
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Adapero
- Skin peeling
- Skin irritation
- Dry skin
- Burning sensation at the site of application
- Erythema (skin redness)
HOW TO USE ADAPERO GEL
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
HOW ADAPERO GEL WORKS
Adapero Gel is a combination of two medicines: Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide, which treats acne (pimples). Adapalene is a form of vitamin A and Benzoyl Peroxide is a keratolytic medicine. Together, they prevent accumulation of the sebum (skin’s natural oil), unblock the pores and allow natural exfoliation of the outer layers of skin. Benzoyl Peroxide additionally penetrates into the skin and kills acne-causing bacteria.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ADAPERO GEL?
However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Adapero Gel?
Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label.
Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Can I use Adapero Gel as a spot treatment (single pimple)?
Adapero Gel should be applied to the entire face. Using it once daily can help treat your acne.
Q. How long does Adapero Gel take to work?
Adapero Gel may take some time to deliver significant results.
Use the medicine as directed and tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.
Q. Will Adapero Gel be more effective if I overuse it?
If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.