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Differin

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/ 31,685 posts
Other Names: Adapalene

Retin A

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/ 85,877 posts
Other Names: Renova   Avita   Atralin   Refissa   Tretin X
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 31,685 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 85,877 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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By Myra
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What patients are saying about Differin vs. Retin A

4,433 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
differin before venturing into Retin-A. Differin works...
...get a script for cream differin before venturing into Retin-A. Differin works pretty well on my acne. But, it would be ...and acne (I don't think diffe...
to another, Differin to Retin A i got a new prescription...
...one retinoid to another, Differin to Retin A i got a new prescription from my Dr for retin A and was told to stop differin after a month but...
I might ask the derm this week if I should switch to Retin-A...
...to start using a topical retinoid (Differin, Retin-A, Tazorac) ...(stimulate collagen production). I'm on Differin now but I might ask the derm this week if I should switch to Retin-A or Tazora...
I switch to retin a after giving differin another month,...
...wish I had started differin long time ago. But ...been thinking, should I switch to retin a after giving differin another month, because I have a strong feeling that whatever differin is doing, ...
due to switching from differin to retin a and your skin...
...lowest percentage i started differin around the same time ...2 weeks of differin this thread helped alot through the ...lessend maybe due to switching from differin to retin a and your...
on differin and going to try to get retin a soon and...
...cheeks. I cant take pics right now what can I do to make these go away? I am currently on differin and going to try to get retin a soon and right now on differin, I dont have much acne anymore. i...
of skin getting used to Retin-A would remain even if...
...of skin getting used to Retin-A would remain even ...a milder retinoid (e.g., Differin) for early-adulthood acne, and only switch to Retin-A (for anti-aging purposes)...
of skin getting used to Retin-A would remain even if...
...of skin getting used to Retin-A would remain even if ...use a milder retinoid (e.g., Differin) for early-adulthood acne, and only switch to Retin-A (for anti-aging purposes) later? It...
and such but for the most part i like differin better :
i switched from retin a to differin and at 1st i thought my face was getting ...for the most part i like differin better :...
people arent reacting to differin, but react well to retin-a
...most people arent reacting to differin, but react well to retin...
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