NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you.
This medication can be requested on our repeat prescription service by completing the associated medical assessment.
If you already have a prescription for this medication, you can use our private prescription service to purchase.
Differin side effects usually occur on the skin. These include - skin dryness - redness / irritation / itching Less commonly, it can cause stomach upsets and in rare cases you may experience diarrhoea. Stop using this treatment immediately and speak to your GP if you develop severe diarrhoea after using Differin.
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet.
How to Use Differin Gel? The gel is usually applied to the affected area in the evening, after washing your face. Remember when washing your face, you should use warm water, and ideally an oil free acne wash. Patting your skin dry is also preferable, as this is less irritating to your skin. Following washing, apply Differin thinly over all affected areas with your fingertips. Differin is not for use in children under 12. Spread a thin layer evenly over your entire face, avoiding the areas around your eyes and mouth Differin Daily Gel (like many acne treatments) can take between four to six weeks before you see noticeable results. It should NOT be used for more than 3 months consecutively.