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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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Finacea vs Tretinoin

Finacea
VS.
Tretinoin
Other name: Azelex (Azelex)
Other name: Retin A (Retin A)
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Rosacea
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Wrinkles
Hyperpigmentation
Method of use:
Gel
Method of use:
Gel
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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...
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Welts
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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...
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and for years I used Finacea (and tretinoin for wrinkles)....
" ...hormonal, and for years I used Finacea (and tretinoin for wrinkles). It just got worse and worse. I switched dermatologists. The new derm prescribed Azcone. Within about two weeks I saw HUGE... "

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and they prescribed me Tretinoin and Finacea. (About...
" ...I went to a dermatologist and they prescribed me Tretinoin and Finacea. (About 1 month ago). For a while it worked, but now my skin seems to be breaking out. I am thinking of switching murad to... "

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bit. I've been on Finacea since February '11, Tretinoin...
" ...same thing. Stopped taking Solodyn which worked WONDERS for me. My stupid finacea and Tretinoin suck and have never helped ...a little bit. I've been on Finacea since February '11, Tretinoin since April.... "

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skin for about a year at a time. I use Finacea which helps...
" I use some tretinoin (sp) cream and Differin. I ...I 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... "

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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 ...more tiny whiteheads. my derm said its normal and prescribed me finacea to use in the... "

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I just came off tretinoin cream after using it for 16 weeks...
" I just came off tretinoin cream after using it for ...pores 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... "

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supposed to use Tretinoin at night and Finacea twice a d...
" Finacea and Tretinoin help.. Hi, I'm new to this board. ...at my face and prescribed Finacea and Tretinoin without talking ...to use them. I'm supposed to use Tretinoin at night and Finacea... "

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und that helped to reduce blackheads, reduced oil sec...
" I don't think Finacea will be able to control ...try and prevent them is tretinoin (e.g. Retin A, Renova, ...out the bumps. I've used Finacea and I found that helped to reduce blackheads, reduced oil... "

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for another month or so. Then I plan to switch to Finacea...
" ...14 weeks and recommended Accutane (...scratching my head). But I would say my skin is just starting to improve its definitely a lot smoother and it has worked in the past so i'm going to continue on... "

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patients using tretinoin that may be helpful. I hope t...
" ...The combination of azelaic acid (Finacea) and Steiva-A (tretinoin) in the same therapy can ...is a good call. As Finacea is a gel, waiting for ...made for our patients using tretinoin that may be helpful.... "

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