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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 162,993 Benzoyl Peroxide 73,703 Retin A 29,340
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Epiduo vs Retin A

Epiduo
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Retin A
Other name: Adapalene-Benzoyl Peroxide (Adapalene-Benzoyl Peroxide)
Other name: Renova (Renova)
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Acne
Scars
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Hyperpigmentation
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Cystic Acne
Stretch Marks
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Rosacea*
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Method of use:
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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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Depression
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Eczema
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Erythema
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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...
" ...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 also more... "

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Epiduo, Worst Product I Ever UsedI got a prescription f...
" 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... "

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started to unclog my pores. It Sucks but it's also awesome...
" ...you I've 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,... "

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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 ...Epidue so they gave me Retin-A lol. Im going for o2 ...might 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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nd my doctor just switched me to Epiduo. Which is a mix of a...
" 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... "

ve switched from Retin-A to Epiduo and I'm liking th...
" ...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.... "

ve switched from Retin-A to Epiduo and I'm liking th...
" ...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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worth switching back to retin a from epiduo maybe? i...
" Bad Enough For Accutane? With Pics are there any natural ...Spiro? I know that my acne is hormonal, and I've ...isn't enough for me. Is it worth switching back to retin a from epiduo maybe?... "

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