Should I use adapalene gel if I am pregnant?

You should not use adapalene gel if you are pregnant without talking to your healthcare professional. The United States Food and Drug Administration says this is a Pregnancy Category C drug. This category means adapalene gel should only be used when the risks of the disease to the mother are more than the risk to the baby.

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