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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 Vulgaris treatments discussed around the web
Accutane 266 Isotretinoin 245 Benzoyl Peroxide 179
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Finacea
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Tretinoin
Other name: Azelex (Azelex)
Other name: Retin A (Retin A)
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Discussions around the web
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Hyperpigmentation
Method of use:
Gel
Method of use:
Gel
Prescribing mode:
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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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Top Concerns
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Folliculitis
1
Dry Eyes
1
Withdrawal
1
Paranoia
1
Numbness
1
Welts
1
Dizzy
1
Man Boobs
1
Suicide
1
Joint Pain
1
Top Concerns
Tre
Peeling
9
Irritability
4
Hair Loss
3
Oily Skin
3
Exfoliation
2
Burning
2
Allergies
2
Depression
2
Sun Sensitivity
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RA
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Paranoia
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Numbness
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Welts
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Tre
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Dizzy
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Man Boobs
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Suicide
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Joint Pain
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Peeling
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Fin
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Irritability
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Hair Loss
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3
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Oily Skin
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Exfoliation
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Burning
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Allergies
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Depression
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Sun Sensitivity
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RA
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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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" ...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 Exposed Skin Care and keeping up with the prescribed creams. Is it... "

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" ...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... "

" ...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... "

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" ...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... "

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" ...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... "

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" 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... "

" ...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 ... "

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" ...improve its definitely a lot smoother and it has worked in the past so i'm going to continue on the tretinoin treatment for another month or so. Then I plan to switch to Finacea as it is safer to u... "

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" ...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... "

" ...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... "

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