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Adapalene vs. Retin A for Acne

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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: 0.5 out of 5
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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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308 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
not Retin-A that made the big difference for me. I was...
...Just to clarify, it was oral Roaccutane, not Retin-A that made the big difference for me. I was interested to ...use a topical retinoid (like retin-A, tretinoin or adapalene) on the nose as wel...
year and a half with retin a and my skin looks even better...
...skin in some areas. Retin-A saved my life after ...8 weeks, now Im one year and a half with retin a and my skin looks even better than before. If ...whether its tretinoin, tazarotene, adapal...
is fine for women in their twenties. Since it also helps...
Retin-A is fine for women in their twenties. Since it also helps with acne (specifically the ...Insurance companies stop paying for Retin-A (and every other topical vitamin a for that matter, ie....
following your post..i'm on retin-A Adapalene ...
keep updating.i'm following your post..i'm on retin-A Adapalene Bcomplex supplement with zinc...
advice.i'm already using adapalene in the morning...
...i got tons of pustules all over my face..please advice.i'm already using adapalene in the morning...
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...
me. i'm starting out with 0.025% Retin-A and 0.1% Adapalene...
Hmmm..i'm gonna mess around., Retin-A Adapalene here i go with another ...gonna work for me. i'm starting out with 0.025% Retin-A and 0.1% Adapalene Gel. i've got about...
if you are using retin -a or adapalene which speeds up...
...away all dead skin cells (great if you are using retin -a or adapalene which speeds up the shedding of your skin cells),...
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...
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