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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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Differin vs Epiduo

Differin
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Epiduo
Other name: Adapalene Adapalene
Other name: Adapalene-Benzoyl Peroxide Adapalene-Benzoyl Peroxide
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
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2.8
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.9
Concern level
2.6
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
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Adapalene is a third-generation topical retinoid primarily used in the treatment of mild-moderate Acne vulgaris and is also used (off-label use) to treat keratosis pilaris as well as other skin conditions...
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Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide is a prescription drug combination for the treatment of acne, marketed by Galderma under the trade name Epiduo. It consists of a combination of adapalene (0.1%) and benzoyl peroxide (2.5%) in a topical ointment...
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Depression
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Burning
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Eczema
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Tiredness
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Stinging
1
Flushing
1
Dry Lips
1
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Allergies
4
Stinging
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Tiredness
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Anxiety
1
Weight Gain
1
Bloating
1
Erythema
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Adapalene is a third-generation topical retinoid primarily used in the treatment of mild-moderate Acne vulgaris and is also used (off-label use) to treat keratosis pilaris as well as other skin conditions...
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Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide is a prescription drug combination for the treatment of acne, marketed by Galderma under the trade name Epiduo. It consists of a combination of adapalene (0.1%) and benzoyl peroxide (2.5%) in a topical ointment...
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using epiduo right now. It helps, in fact it seems to be...
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" I'm using epiduo right now. It helps, in fact it seems ...used compared to Retin-A or Differin, but it can be harsh ...skin because of the bp. You'll sometimes get red,... "

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the results you want. I'm on Epiduo now, which is the same...
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" Differin does different things to different people's skin. Just stick ...the results you want. I'm on Epiduo now, which is the ...have noticed my pores slightly enlarged since I began Differin. Good... "

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use differin which works wonders on my face. My derm. gave...
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" I use differin which works wonders on my face. My derm. gave me samples of epiduo and it totally dried my ...month and 3 other pimple creams.Differin seemed to work great with my cystic acne. I... "

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for me. My doctor prescribed Epiduo for me almost a month...
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" I started using Differin (the adapalene in this product) over a year ...much for me. My doctor prescribed Epiduo for me almost a ...luckily enough, I still had some Differin left from before. The... "

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t was irritating my skin, it felt like it was burning it....
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" ...accutane I stopped using epiduo as it was irritating my skin, it felt like it was burning it. I found some ...PIH, its pretty bad. Does differin aid in fading pih at all? right... "

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first 2 months I used Epiduo though and this month I used...
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" Im also on week 12. The first 2 months I used Epiduo though and this month I used differin .03. I still bet little spots here and there but its much better just a lot of red marks. Are you... "

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skin, just stayed with differin and it's keepin my face well...
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" I tried epiduo, wasn't really a big fan as it irritated the hell out of my skin, just stayed with differin and it's keepin my face well under control is there any way I can... "

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scared but praying that epiduo works for me. Are you in the...
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" ...really glowing when I used differin too! Are you still ...on the oral antibiotics? I just stopped using differin this month, my derm asked me to use epiduo with the pill together. ...scared but praying that e... "

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3 more months switched me to Epiduo (or Tactuo here in...
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" I was using Differin for a couple of months, then my derm switched me to Retin-A, and then after 3 more months switched me to Epiduo (or Tactuo here in... "

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a dermatologist and she prescribed Epiduo to me and I used...
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" ...I went to a dermatologist and she prescribed Epiduo to me and I ...went back to the derm. and she prescribed Differin (0.3%) gel and I've ...may help you. one is for Epiduo:... "

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