adap·​a·​lene ə-ˈdap-ə-ˌlēn How to pronounce adapalene (audio)
: a retinoid C28H28O3 applied topically to the skin in the treatment of acne vulgaris

Note: Adapalene is marketed under the trademark Differin and when used in combination with benzoyl peroxide, under the trademark Epiduo.

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“Adapalene.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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