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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
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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

309 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
not Retin-A that made the big difference for me. I was...
...Retin-A that made the big difference for ...she too was wowed at the change in my skin. I said what can i do to keep refining my nose pores, and she said in addition ...retin-A, tretinoin or ...
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...
cream on my face for the past 2 months with no side effects...
...up in strength??? So right now I am using 0.025% RA cream on my face for the past 2 months with no side effects (peeling, flaking, dryness, etc and was on Differin (adapalene) gel for 5...
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 ...Retin-A (and every other topical vitamin a for that matter, ie. tazarotene and adapalene) after a...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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