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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 160,953 Benzoyl Peroxide 73,115 Retin A 28,916
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Erythromycin-Benzoyl Peroxide vs Retin A

Erythromycin-Benzoyl Peroxide
VS.
Retin A
Other name: Benzamycin (Benzamycin)
Other name: Renova (Renova)
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Acne
Acne Vulgaris
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Acne
Scars
Wrinkles
Hyperpigmentation
Exfoliation
Cystic Acne
Stretch Marks
Acne Scars
Rosacea*
Skin Lightening
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Method of use:
Gel
Method of use:
Gel
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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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Dizzy
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Shaking
8
Tunnel Vision
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Peeling
4
Asthma
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Nose Bleeds
2
Hyperpigmentation
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Can't Concentrate
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Sore Throat
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Depression
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Ret
Irritability
5
RA
3
Depression
3
Burning
2
Allergies
2
Tiredness
1
Eczema
1
Skin Irritation
1
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Ery
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Ery
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Ery
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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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been using the Erythromycin/Benzoyl Peroxide lotion for...
" He's been using the Erythromycin/Benzoyl Peroxide lotion for about 3 months ...the doctor's instructions. He's taking the Doxycycline orally. I'm not sure the Retin-A is a good idea if... "

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tched my to retin-a. The retin-a caused alot more peeli...
" ...topical acne bacteria killer? ie: erythromycin, benzoyl peroxide, etc? Differen does not kill ...you done differen gel or retin-a WITH benzoyl peroxide for a ...i talked to my derm and he switched my to... "

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, retin-a, erythromycin , benzoyl peroxide, systemic...
" ...run the gamut, I've used cleocin , retin-a, erythromycin , benzoyl peroxide, systemic antibiotics, and lots of ...almost everything else did. I also took accutane (twice ), worked wonders, but it is... "

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roxide topical gel (in a little container we keep i...
" ...for HS football with his pediatrician. At that appointment she went ahead and prescribed Erythromycin-Benzoyl Peroxide topical gel (in a little container we keep in the fridge), and ...I myself can even... "

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AME: Retin A - Great for wrinkles too. Thanks in advance....
" GENERIC NAME: erythromycin & benzoyl peroxide (gel or pak) BRAND NAME: ...GENERIC NAME: tretinoin BRAND NAME: Retin A - Great for wrinkles too. Thanks in... "

NAME: tretinoinBRAND NAME: Retin A - Great for wrinkles...
" ...the medication, severity of your acne and desire and will ...that require a prescription:GENERIC NAME: erythromycin & benzoyl peroxide (gel or pak) BRAND NAME: ...found online.GENERIC NAME: tretinoinBRAND... "

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erythromycin-benzoyl peroxide topical gel which is the...
" ...before ortho. i now uses prascion face wash which has sulfur and benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin-benzoyl peroxide topical gel which is the ...spot treatment, and also the retin a gel (0.025%). i use... "

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ythromycin benzoyl peroxide cream 4 months ago because th...
" ...problem. I started Tazorac with erythromycin benzoyl peroxide cream 4 months ago because the retin A and duac gel caused my face to initially ...that oiliness, my dermatologist put me on tazorac, and the... "

PLUS retin-a???I've been using retin-a 0.025% cream n...
" Benzamycin PLUS retin-a??? I've been using retin-a 0.025% cream nightly (plus doxycycline ...me an rx for Benzamycin (erythromycin benzoyl peroxide) cream. He said to use ...and to still use the retin-a... "

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ust started using Tretinoin/Retin A (3-4 months) and maybe t...
" ...I recently just started using Tretinoin/Retin A (3-4 months) and maybe ...- CeraVe moisturizing lotion - Erythromycin & Benzoyl Peroxide Topical Gel (5% BP, 3%... "

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