Aklief Cream

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What is Aklief Cream used for?

Aklief Cream is used on the skin (topical) to treat acne vulgaris. Treatment of acne with this medication may reduce acne pimples' number and severity as well as speed up healing. The drug belongs to the retinoids family. Trifarotene works by inhibiting cell growth and decreasing swelling and inflammation.

Aklief Cream FAQs

How To Use Aklief Cream?

Usually once daily in the evening, apply Aklief Cream according to your doctor's instructions. Make sure the affected area is thoroughly cleaned using a mild or soapless cleanser and dry. Avoid using medicated or abrasive soaps or cleansers.
It is safe to use for children and adults 9 years of age and older. It is typically used on the face but can be applied to upper back shoulders and chest.

Use a small amount of medication and apply in a thin layer. Wash your hands before and after using this medication.

It is only recommended to use this medication on the skin. Avoid getting it in your eyes or on your lips. In case this medication gets into your eyes, flush them thoroughly with water. Do not apply this medication to the inner lip area or inside the nose or mouth.

You should consult a doctor if eye irritation occurs. Never apply this product to skin that is cut, scraped, sunburned skin. You should avoid using products with high amounts of alcohol as this can cause dry or irritated skin.

To help prevent dryness or skin irritation, you should also apply a moisturizer to your skin whenever necessary when you begin using this medication.

Skin treated with aklief cream may be more sensitive to sunlight. This can cause a higher risk of sunburn or sunstroke. You may need to minimize exposure to sunlight or wear protective clothing in hot weather. Using sunscreen with a minimum SPF (sun protective factor) of 15 can help.

The best way to get the most benefit from this medication is to use it regularly and at the same time each day to help you remember to take it. The skin won't improve any faster if you use more, and you'll be more likely to develop side effects (like redness, peeling, and pain).

What are the possible side effects of Aklief Cream?

The most commonly reported side effects of Aklief Cream include:

  • swelling
  • rash
  • stinging/burning
  • itching
  • discoloration
  • redness
  • allergic dermatitis
  • pain
  • lesions
  • acne
  • irritation
  • sunburn
  • dryness

There are other side effects that may occur that are not listed on this page.

Additional information about side effects can be obtained from your physician.

What are Drug Interactions of Aklief Cream?

Few known Drug Interactions of Aklief Cream are listed below:

  • Sulfur Topical
  • Benzoyl Peroxide Topical
  • Resorcinol Topical
  • Salicylic Acid Topical
  • Verteporfin
  • Isotretinoin
  • Aminolevulinic Acid
  • Clascoterone Topical
  • Aminolevulinic Acid Topical
  • Porfimer
  • Methoxsalen
  • Methyl Aminolevulinate Topical

A complete list of Aklief Cream Drug Interactions is not available on this page.

Consult your physician if you have any questions about this medicine's drug interactions.

How much is Aklief Cream cost in Canada?

Starting price of Aklief Cream 0.005% cost in Canada
- 75 grams - $219.18 USD ($2.92 per grams)
- 150 grams - $430.50 USD ($2.87 per grams)

Do you need a prescription for Aklief Cream in Canada?

You do require a prescription to order Aklief Cream in Canada. Licensed pharmacies are unable to dispense prescription required drugs without one.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this page is to provide basic information on this product and is not intended to substitute medical advice from a licensed doctor. Always make sure to consult with a doctor before ordering medication online from Canada. Do not avoid or delay seeing a healthcare provider based on what you read here.