ADAFERIN

Brand name authorized in: Cyprus

Active ingredients

The drug ADAFERIN contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Adapalene
UNII 1L4806J2QF - ADAPALENE

Adapalene is a retinoid-like compound which in, in vivo and in vitro models of inflammation, has been demonstrated to possess anti-inflammatory properties. Mechanically, adapalene binds like tretinoin to specific retinoic acid nuclear receptors but, unlike tretinoin not to cytosolic receptor binding proteins. Adapalene is used in the treatment of acne and is also used (off-label) to treat keratosis pilaris as well as other skin conditions.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Adapalene
D Dermatologicals → D10 Anti-acne preparations → D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical use → D10AD Retinoids for topical use in acne
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