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Answers to Questions on Differin

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Differin if you have:
 
  • Eczema
  • A sunburn
  • Any allergies, including allergies to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medication you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Differin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
 

Overdose Information

Applying too much of this medication may cause skin redness, peeling, and discomfort. Taking this medication by mouth may cause symptoms of vitamin A toxicity.
 
If you or someone else may have taken too much (or taken this medication by mouth), seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Differin Overdose for more information.)
 

What Should I Do If I Forget to Apply Differin?

If you forget to apply Differin at bedtime, simply skip your missed dose and continue with your regular schedule.
 

Storage Information

Differin should be stored at room temperature. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children and pets.
 

Differin Medication Information

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