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Finacea vs. Tretinoin for Acne Vulgaris

Finacea

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/ 7,649 posts
Other Names: Azelex

Tretinoin

Rx
/ 15,895 posts
Other Names: Retin A   Renova
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Based on 7,649 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Azelaic acid is an organic compound with the formula (CH2)7(CO2H)2. This saturated dicarboxylic acid exists as a white powder. It is found in wheat, rye, and barley. It is a component of a number of hair and skin conditioners... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Rosi in Kansas
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What patients are saying about Finacea vs. Tretinoin

59 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
bit. I've been on Finacea since February '11, Tretinoin...
...thing. Stopped taking Solodyn which worked WONDERS for me. My stupid finacea and Tretinoin suck and have never ...little bit. I've been on Finacea since February '11, Tretinoin since April. If t...
skin for about a year at a time. I use Finacea which helps...
...some tretinoin (sp) cream and ...also went the accutane route, several rounds. Also had severe depression but it cleared my skin for about a year at a time. I use Finacea which helps with the ac...
derm about finacea. i'm using tretinoin @ night to get rid...
...should ask your derm about finacea. i'm using tretinoin @ night to get rid of my whiteheads and blackheads and i ...tiny whiteheads. my derm said its normal and prescribed me finacea to use in t...
I just came off tretinoin cream after using it for 16 weeks...
...came off tretinoin cream after using ...so she prescibed me finacea which is suppose to prevent it. Well, tgat didn't help so I stopped using the retin-a and my skin got better almost immedietly...
I'm supposed to use Tretinoin at night and Finacea twice...
 Finacea and Tretinoin help.. Hi, I'm ...at my face and prescribed Finacea and Tretinoin without talking ...to use them. I'm supposed to use Tretinoin at night and Finacea...
and I found that helped to reduce blackheads, reduced...
...don't think Finacea will be able to ...and prevent them is tretinoin (e.g. Retin A, ...out the bumps. I've used Finacea and I found that helped to reduce blackheads, reduced oil secretion ...
for our patients using tretinoin that may be helpful. ...
...The combination of azelaic acid (Finacea) and Steiva-A (tretinoin) in the same therapy can ...a good call. As Finacea is a gel, waiting ...made for our patients using tretinoin that may be he...
for me to use along with the Tretinoin? Do you think it...
...use the Tretinoin and Finacea, that I forgot to ask what the Finacea is for? ...pale white. Anyone know why the doctor would have prescribed this for me to use along with the Tretinoin? Do you...
the skin especially used with tretinoin. I am sure your...
...and Azelex 20% or Finacea 15% Azelaic acid applied ...you are dark complexioned use azelaic acid only for a short ...lightens the skin especially used with tretinoin. I am sure yo...
the picture) while using tretinoin. If you have already...
...from the picture) while using tretinoin. If you have already tried salicylic acid then I would suggest azelaic acid under the brand name Finacea/Skinoren/Azelex. It acts similarly to a...
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