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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 163,360 Benzoyl Peroxide 73,830 Retin A 29,470
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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
Wrinkles
Hyperpigmentation
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Cystic Acne
Stretch Marks
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Rosacea*
Skin Lightening
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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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Tiredness
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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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also prescribed a cream called Epiduo. I haven't been...
" ...what it was until I found this message board. I am used to IB from things like Retin-A, which I used for a few months (worked like a charm until ...size. My doctor also prescribed a cream called Epiduo.... "

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uac, and Epiduo without any real results. I'm going to my d...
" ...Should i start accutane? I've tried Retin a, Duac, and Epiduo without any real results. I'm going to my ...sixteen and I have had moredate acne for five years, it sucks and I am sick of it. My parents... "

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Epiduo, because Epiduo hasn't done much of anything. Very...
" I'm thinking that my derm might try topical prescriptions like Retin-A or antibiotics Honestly, really ...that aren't Epiduo, because Epiduo hasn't done much of... "

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nd my derm prescribed me Epiduo.How long should I wait to...
" ...days ago, and my derm prescribed me Epiduo. How long should I ...wait to use it? Also, does it contain Retin-A? Because iv heard horror stories about people using... "

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lot better. I combined with my Retin-a and it's been amazing
" ...and got a perscription for Epiduo and Oracea. I can't tell ...is definitely clearing up my skin(albeit making it really dry and stingy) but it looks a lot better. I combined with my Retin-a... "

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like retin-a or epiduo... it has worked for my friends with...
" you should go to your doctor and ask for a perscription like retin-a or epiduo... it has worked for my friends with really bad acne that nothing else fixed, although it takes a while... "

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I'm on epiduo right now and it's been exactly 5 weeks with...
" So I'm on epiduo right now and it's been exactly 5 weeks with no result Except for bigger acne:( ( I have same acne face like your before your treatment ) Wondering should I keep... "

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about that. But I was on epiduo for 4 weeks, and when I...
" ...talk to your derm about that. But I was on epiduo for 4 weeks, and when I went back to ...or at all, and prescribed me the retin-a. So just ask your derm.... "

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ur face out. Ive used Epiduo, and Tazorac as well, hate em...
" Ive used Retin-a. My advice: ditch all these bs meds. They're expensive, nasty, and most will realllllly dry your face out. Ive used Epiduo, and Tazorac as well, hate em all. Just use... "

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t never had much luck with retinoids (Retin-A, Differin, and...
" ...There A Chance That Tazorac Will Cause An Ib (After Isotrentin)? ...acne? It should, shouldn't it? I've just never had much luck with retinoids (Retin-A, Differin, and Epiduo). I mean, they were basically... "

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