Third-generation topical retinoid. High and proven efficacy for topical treatment of acne vulgaris. Clears acne and restores skin tone and texture. Shows efficacy for the treatment of acne scars. Works by affecting the growth of cells and decreasing swelling and inflammation. Safe and has superior tolerability compared to other retinoid formulations.
Adapalene 0.1% gel is the first FDA-approved for over-the-counter use to treat acne.