Tactupump Forte Gel (Adapalene, Benzoyl Peroxide Gel)

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What is Tactupump Forte Gel prescribed for?

Tactupump Forte Gel is a medicine for treating mild to moderate acne vulgaris on the skin. It is a combination of two drugs. Adapalene, which helps control cell growth and reduces swelling. It also contains benzoyl peroxide used in killing bacteria, dries the skin, and helps it shed. Using this gel can make acne pimples fewer and less severe, and it also helps pimples heal faster.

Tactupump Forte Gel (Adapalene, Benzoyl Peroxide Gel) Information

How should I apply Tactupump Forte Gel?

Before applying this medicine, make sure to wash your hands. Gently clean the affected skin using a mild cleanser and then pat it dry. Apply a thin layer of the medicine as your doctor or pharmacist advised you, usually once a day. Just use your fingertips to put a small amount of the medicine on the affected area.

Do not apply this more frequently than recommended. Side effects may occur more often if you take extra doses.

Only use this medicine on your skin. Don't put it on your eye, lips, in your nose or mouth. You should avoid applying to cuts, scrapes, sunburns or damaged skin.

Don't let this medicine get in your eyes. If that happens, wash your eyes out with a lot of water. Talk to your doctor if they start feeling irritated. After using the medicine, remember to wash your hands so you don't accidentally touch your eyes.

The dose and duration of treatment depends on your condition and response to treatment.

Use the medicine regularly to get the best results. Try to use it at the same time every day so you don't forget. Don't use more than you're supposed to or use it more often than your doctor said. Using more won't make your skin better faster, and it might make your skin red, peel, or hurt.

When you start using adapalene, your acne might look worse in the first few weeks. This is because the medicine is getting rid of pimples that are forming under your skin.

Pregnant women or those who might become pregnant should not touch this medicine. It can be absorbed through the skin and might harm an unborn baby.

You should avoid direct sunlight and tanning beds during treatment. You might be more susceptible to sunburns and heat stroke. If you do plan to spend time in the sun you may consider wearing protective clothing.

If your skin doesn't get better or gets worse, tell your doctor.

Tactupump Forte Gel drug interactions

The list provided below includes drugs that are recognized to interact with Tactupump Forte Gel. However, it is important to note that this is not an exhaustive compilation of all potential drug interactions.

  • Isotretinoin
  • Dapsone
  • Multivitamins Containing Vitamin A
  • Verteporfin
  • Porfimer
  • Medications Applied to the Skin That Contain Sulphur, Resorcinol, or Salicylic Acid
  • Other Acne Medications Applied to the Skin

Disclose all of your current medications, including prescription medications and OTC products, to your doctor. They will assess the potential interaction and determine whether it is beneficial to use both drugs together. If not, adjustments need to be made to your treatment plan.

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction.

Common Side effects of Tactupump Forte Gel?

Few known side effects of Tactupump Forte Gel capsules. Please note that this is not a complete list of all possible side effects of Tactupump Forte Gel .

  • Skin dryness
  • Skin redness or irritation
  • burning, Itching
  • stinging sensation at the application site
  • Severe skin irritation or skin rash
  • Skin peeling

Please inform your doctor about any side effects you experience. If you find these side effects difficult to manage, contact your doctor for medical advice.

Recommended dosage of Tactupump Forte Gel?

The recommended dosage is a pea sized amount to the affected skin area once daily, preferably in the evening. Always follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider or on the product's packaging.

Tactupump Forte Gel (Adapalene, Benzoyl Peroxide Gel) FAQs

Tactupump Forte Gel cost in Canada?

Tactupump Forte Gel 0.1%/2.5% cost in Canada

- 70 grams - $153.30 USD ($2.19 per gram)

- 140 grams - $294.00 USD ($2.10 per gram)

- 210 grams - $428.40 ($2.04 per gram)

How does Tactupump Forte Gel work to treat acne?

Tactupump Forte Gel treats acne by combining two active ingredients, adapalene and benzoyl peroxide. Adapalene helps to unclog pores and reduce inflammation, while benzoyl peroxide kills acne-causing bacteria. This dual action helps to clear existing acne and prevent new breakouts.

Is Tactupump Forte Gel available over-the-counter?

No, Tactupump Forte Gel is not available over-the-counter. It is a prescription medication and can only be obtained with a doctor's prescription.

Can Tactupump Forte Gel be used for sensitive skin?

Tactupump Forte Gel is not typically recommended for sensitive skin due to its active ingredients. They can be harsh and potentially irritating. Consult a dermatologist before using this product. They will determine if it's suitable for your individual skin type and condition.

Can I use makeup or other skincare products while using Tactupump Forte Gel?

No, it's generally not recommended to use makeup or other skincare products while using Tactupump Forte Gel. Using additional products might increase the risk of adverse reactions. It's best to follow your doctor's advice and keep your skincare routine simple while using Tactupump Forte Gel. If you're uncertain, it's a good idea to consult your healthcare professional for specific guidance.

Disclaimer: The information provided here is intended as supplementary information to that provided by your doctor. The guidance provided by your doctor supersedes any information provided on the website. Do not avoid or disregard any counseling from your licensed medical professional based on this information. If you have any medical questions that are not answered here, we do offer counseling from a licensed pharmacist.