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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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Common Acne treatments discussed around the web
Accutane 157,969 Benzoyl Peroxide 72,134 Retin A 28,226
1,691,846 conversations around the web about Acne to help you make a decision
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Epiduo
VS.
Retin A
Other name: Adapalene-Benzoyl Peroxide (Adapalene-Benzoyl Peroxide)
Other name: Renova (Renova)
6 / 10
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6 / 10
Satisfaction
5,418
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Acne
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Acne
Scars
Wrinkles
Hyperpigmentation
Exfoliation
Cystic Acne
Stretch Marks
Acne Scars
Rosacea*
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Method of use:
Gel
Method of use:
Gel
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
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Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide is a prescription drug combination for the treatment of acne, marketed by Galderma under the trade name Epiduo. It consists of a combination of adapalene (0.1%) and benzoyl peroxide (2.5%) in a topical ointment...
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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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Top Concerns
Epi
Burning
9
Depression
5
Irritability
5
Allergies
4
Stinging
2
Tiredness
1
Anxiety
1
Weight Gain
1
Eczema
1
Erythema
1
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Ret
Irritability
4
Depression
3
RA
2
Burning
2
Allergies
2
Tiredness
1
Skin Irritation
1
Eczema
1
Weight Gain
1
Stinging
1
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About Epiduo
Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide is a prescription drug combination for the treatment of acne, marketed by Galderma under the trade name Epiduo. It consists of a combination of adapalene (0.1%) and benzoyl peroxide (2.5%) in a topical ointment...
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About Retin A
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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I'm finding the epiduo seems a bit more effective, but it's...
" ...but I have a new nodule that appeared on my chin that's annoying. I switched from Retin-A to epiduo recently, and one positive thing is I'm finding the epiduo seems a bit more effective, but it's... "

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Epiduo, Worst Product I Ever Used I got a prescription...
" Awful Epiduo, Worst Product I Ever Used I got a prescription for Epiduo and it was just awful. It burned and irritated my skin even worse than Retin A ever did. I am back to using a combination of... "

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started to unclog my pores. It Sucks but it's also awesome...
" ...been on epiduo for a little over a week and immediately it started to unclog my pores. It Sucks but it's also awesome because you just start getting rid of them! I had no luck with retin a, it made... "

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for me. Now im on Epiduo which works very very well...
" ...have cystic acne and remember Retin-A not doing anything for me. Now im on Epiduo which works very very well I ...so they gave me Retin-A lol. Im going for ...be best to use the Retin A since... "

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since I switched from retin a to epiduo. I really wish...
" ...and my skin is now healing since I switched from retin a to epiduo. I really wish ppl wouldn't just jump to the... "

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and my doctor just switched me to Epiduo. Which is a mix of...
" Retin A To Epiduo So I was on Retin A for two months and my doctor just switched me to Epiduo. Which is a mix of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide. I was wondering what... "

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a week and a low dose tane of 40mg a week with no problems
" You can use retin-a , differin, epiduo or any topical with accutane ...at first but im doing epiduo 3x a week and a low dose tane of 40mg a week with no problems... "

I've switched from Retin-A to Epiduo and I'm liking...
" ...this. Just recently I've switched from Retin-A to Epiduo and I'm liking the result. ...Newbie_101 for the recommendation. Try Nivea Lip Care Pinkish Boost.... "

I've switched from Retin-A to Epiduo and I'm liking...
" ...this. Just recently I've switched from Retin-A to Epiduo and I'm liking the result. ...Newbie_101 for the recommendation. Quote: Try Nivea Lip Care Pinkish Boost.... "

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it worth switching back to retin a from epiduo maybe?
" Bad Enough For Accutane? With Pics ...Spiro? I know that my acne is hormonal, and I've ...but maybe that alone isn't enough for me. Is it worth switching back to retin a from epiduo maybe?... "

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