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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 155,318 Benzoyl Peroxide 71,373 Retin A 27,883
1,655,600 conversations around the web about Acne to help you make a decision
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Erythromycin-Benzoyl Peroxide
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Retin A
Other name: Benzamycin (Benzamycin)
Other name: Renova (Renova)
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6 / 10
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Acne
Acne Vulgaris
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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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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
Ery
Dizzy
9
Shaking
9
Tunnel Vision
9
Peeling
5
Asthma
2
Nose Bleeds
2
Hyperpigmentation
2
Can't Concentrate
2
Depression
2
Dry Lips
2
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Irritability
5
Depression
3
RA
3
Burning
3
Allergies
2
Tiredness
1
Skin Irritation
1
Eczema
1
Stinging
1
Weight Gain
1
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Ret
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0
Asthma
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Ret
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Ret
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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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" 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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" ...acne bacteria killer? ie: erythromycin, benzoyl peroxide, etc? Differen does not ...differen gel or retin-a WITH benzoyl peroxide ...talked to my derm and he switched my to retin-a. The r... "

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

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" ...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 ...can even use his \"Retin A\" ... "

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

" ...medication, severity of your acne and desire and ...require a prescription:GENERIC NAME: erythromycin & benzoyl peroxide (gel or pak) BRAND ...online.GENERIC NAME: tretinoinBRAND NAME: Retin ... "

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" ...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 ...the pimples that were all ov... "

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

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

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" ...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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