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Acne vulgaris (or cystic acne) is a common human skin disease, characterized by areas of skin with seborrhea (scaly red skin), c...
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Accutane 163,131 Benzoyl Peroxide 73,761 Retin A 29,386
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Adapalene vs Retin A

Adapalene
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Retin A
Other name: Differin (Differin)
Other name: Renova (Renova)
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Acne
Hyperpigmentation
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Acne Vulgaris
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Hyperpigmentation
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Rosacea*
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
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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...
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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'...
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Anxiety
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Irritability
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Insomnia
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Allergies
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Burning
4
Depression
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RA
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Erythema
2
Stinging
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Skin Irritation
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Irritability
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RA
3
Depression
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Allergies
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Tiredness
1
Eczema
1
Stinging
1
Weight Gain
1
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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...
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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'...
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The other nights I use adapalene 0.1% and I use topical...
" ...retin-a micro, when I used normal retin-a I did buffer it with ...the trick for me. Retin-a micro is much better tolerated but I still react to it, ...The other nights I use adapalene 0.1% and I use topical... "

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he recommended I use Adapalene and Benzoyl peroxide for...
" ...dermatologist for my hyperpigmentation, he recommended I use Retin - a and Nuquin hp 4% ...to a new dermatologist he recommended I use Adapalene and Benzoyl peroxide for my hyper pigmentation and uneven... "

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BP. Differin (Adapalene) works wonders long term. It will...
" ...the regime and BP. Differin (Adapalene) works wonders long term. It will ...your \" skin texture\" . Like retin-A , Differin slowly stimulates collagen ...known to man. I have been on Differin/Aczone for... "

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etinoids work for you, Adapalene (Differin) is not as stro...
" ...get rashes like that on retin-a & it's not much to ...it should clear up. If you don't mind me asking, why are you using Retin-A? It's notoriously harsh to ...nodules. Or, if retinoids work for you,... "

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t Retin-A that made the big difference for me. I was in...
" ...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 well.... "

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year and a half with retin a and my skin looks even better...
" ...looking skin in some areas. Retin-A saved my life after that, ...first 8 weeks, now Im one year and a half with retin a and my skin looks even better than before. If its ...retinoid, whether its tretinoin,... "

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 ...A. The only caveat? Insurance companies stop paying for Retin-A (and every other topical vitamin a for... "

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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... "

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dvice.i'm already using adapalene in the morning a...
" ...in one night?? i got tons of pustules all over my face..please advice.i'm already using adapalene in... "

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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... "

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