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Adapalene

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Other Names: Differin

Retin A

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Other Names: Renova   Avita   Atralin   Refissa   Tretin X
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 1,930 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 85,880 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Adapalene is a third-generation topical retinoid primarily used in the treatment of mild-moderate Acne vulgaris and is also used (off-label use) to treat keratosis pilaris as well as other skin conditions... Read more on Wikipedia
Tretinoin is the acid form of vitamin A and is also known as all-trans retinoic acid or ATRA. It is a drug commonly used to treat acne vulgaris and keratosis pilaris. It is available as a cream or gel (brand names Aberela, '''Airol'... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Adapalene vs. Retin A

297 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
you could try adapalene, which is gentler than Retin A, but...
Or you could try adapalene, which is gentler than Retin A, but still gives the same benefits without so much peeling. And have...
adapalene (Differin). Using Retin A while on the regimen...
...not both. The only retinoid that's ok to use with BP is adapalene (Differin). Using Retin A while on the regimen is making one of...
on acne medication like Retin-A, Differin (adapalene...
...of you who are currently on acne medication like Retin-A, Differin (adapalene gel) or antibiotic, you are ...more than usual. Don't use retin-a in the morning and you...
Epiduo, for example, uses adapalene and BP. Adapalene is...
...teenage son alternates retin A with BP and ...Epiduo, for example, uses adapalene and BP. Adapalene is supposedly a bit milder than retin A. You may find that ...the BP, if the retin A alo...
your Retin-A! I'm using adapalene (in the form of Epiduo)...
...What are you studying? I.Hate.Stress.Acne. That's the only time I get cysts too. Good luck with your Retin-A! I'm using adapalene (in the form of Epiduo)...
breaking out? I currently use retin-a and have been for 2...
...Retin-a. I've not heard much in the way of adverse effects of retinoids after isotretinoin. Rather, the opposite. A retinoid shouldn't make your skin purge again since there's nothing left to purge...
I remember using retinoids (Retin A, Adapalene) along with...
...skin thus resulting in reduction of black/whiteheads. I remember using retinoids (Retin A, Adapalene) along with azaelic acid (Finacea) and had the same effect. The blackheads were being pushed out...
My dr. told me Adapalene is the least irritating out of all...
...dr. told me Adapalene is the least irritating out of all ...are stronger. I tried Retin-A a few ...stopped...that's why I am using Adapalene..but in cream form...
because it irritated my skin so I switched to Differin...
...as tretinoin or adapalene. Differin works with less irritation than Retin-A. I don't see ...similarly. I stopped using Retin-A because it irritated my skin so I switched to Differin which is ...
can always switch off between Retin-A and Adapalene. The...
So metazene is almost like a weaker version of retin-a? Do you think it could ...about niacinamide compared to Retin-A is that it is ...you can always switch off between Retin-A and Adapalene. T...
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