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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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Differin vs Finacea

Differin
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Finacea
Other name: Adapalene (Adapalene)
Other name: Azelex (Azelex)
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Acne
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Acne
Rosacea
Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Azelaic acid is an organic compound with the formula (CH2)7(CO2H)2. This saturated dicarboxylic acid exists as a white powder. It is found in wheat, rye, and barley. It is a component of a number of hair and skin conditioners...
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Irritability
8
Depression
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Allergies
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Burning
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Skin Irritation
1
Eczema
1
Flushing
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Tiredness
1
Stinging
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Dry Lips
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Folliculitis
1
Dry Eyes
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Burning
Dif
Fin
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Dif
Fin
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Dif
Fin
1
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Dif
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Dif
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Dif
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Dif
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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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Azelaic acid is an organic compound with the formula (CH2)7(CO2H)2. This saturated dicarboxylic acid exists as a white powder. It is found in wheat, rye, and barley. It is a component of a number of hair and skin conditioners...
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at all. so I switched to finacea, which is about the same...
" I've used differin gel but it didn't help me much at all. so I switched to finacea, which is about the... "

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very much luck with Differin. I switched to Finacea....
" ...to the org! I use Duac to spot treat in ...or two it's gone. I also didn't have very much luck with Differin. I switched to Finacea... "

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Finacea has kept my rosacea under control, no...
" ...know after living with rosacea for 20 years that no OTC product ...- you def need prescriptions. Finacea has kept my rosacea under control, no nasty breakouts on the cheeks, etc. ...some pore size for me.... "

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ttp://imgur.com/a/RQsKa I've used Finacea, never worked, th...
" ...(Pics Included) http://imgur.com/a/RQsKa I've used Finacea, never worked, then dermatologist recommended Aczone and Differin, that hasn't worked and I've ...and half weeks. I've had this... "

skin for about a year at a time. I use Finacea which helps...
" ...some tretinoin (sp) cream and Differin. I prefer the Differin because it's less greasy. I ...I also went the accutane route, several rounds. Also had severe depression but it cleared my skin for about a... "

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and Finacea gel, my skin went back to normal after like...
" I was using Differin and Finacea gel, my skin went back to normal after like 2-3 months.... "

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heard rave reviews about it. ;o Did it just not work...
" ...you to come off Finacea? I heard rave reviews about it. ;o Did it just not work out for you? I'm ...currently debating... "

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for me. I was on Finacea Gel, Differin, and Mino. before...
" I think Differin didn't do much for me. I was on Finacea Gel, Differin, and Mino. before Tane and results were ok in... "

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burn and red on both cheeks. I want to switch to Finacea...
" @Willow I am currently using Differin and it is making my face burn and red on both cheeks. I want to switch to Finacea. Since you have used... "

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s Finacea. It takes a little while to work but it br...
" ...hoping this second one will be better. Like you, Differin did NOTHING for me. The only topical that made a bit of a difference was Finacea. It takes a little while to work but it brought down... "

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