Differin Lotion .1


DIFFERIN (adapalene) Lotion, 0.1% for topical use, is an adapalene-based product.

Adapalene is a naphthoic acid derivative with retinoid-like properties. The chemical name for adapalene is (6-[3-(1-adamantyl)-4-methoxyphenyl]-2-naphthoic acid). Adapalene has the following structural formula:


DIFFERINŽ (adapalene) Structural Formula Illustration

Molecular formula: C28H28O3 Molecular weight: 412.5

DIFFERIN (adapalene lotion .1%) Lotion contains the following inactive ingredients: carbomer 941, disodium edetate, medium chain triglycerides, methylparaben, phenoxyethanol, poloxamer 124, polyoxyl-6polyoxyl-32 palmitostearate, PPG-12 / SMDI copolymer, propylene glycol, propylparaben, sodium hydroxide, stearyl alcohol, and purified water.

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