ProactivMD Adapalene

ProactivMD® Adapalene Gel 0.1%

ProactivMD Adapalene

Previously available only through prescription, Adapalene is a topical retinoid medication used for the treatment of acne in people age 12 years and older. It’s the first FDA-approved over-the-counter topical retinoid for acne treatment.


Active Ingredient: Adapalene 0.1% (retinoid)*
Inactive Ingredients: carbomer 940, edetate disodium, methylparaben, poloxamer 182, propylene glycol, purified water and sodium hydroxide.

May contain hydrochloric acid to adjust pH.


Adults and children 12 years of age and older: Use once daily. Clean the skin gently and pat dry before applying the product.Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer. Children 12 years of age: ask a doctor.