Differin is used to treat acne (blackheads, whiteheads, pimples) on the face, chest or back. It works by unblocking the pores on the skin and in this way prevents blackheads and whiteheads. Differin also has anti-inflammatory properties, so it reduces the soreness and irritation of acne. In Aotearoa New Zealand Differin is available as a gel. Read more about acne.
July 2023: Notification that adapalene cream is no longer being manufactured globally from 2020 and will not be subsidised from 1 June 2023.