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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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Epiduo vs Retin A

Epiduo
VS.
Retin A
Other name: Adapalene-Benzoyl Peroxide Adapalene-Benzoyl Peroxide
Other name: Renova Renova
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.9
Concern level
2.6
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.8
Concern level
2.1
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Acne
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Acne
Scars
Wrinkles
Hyperpigmentation
Exfoliation
Cystic Acne
Stretch Marks
Acne Scars
Skin Lightening
Rosacea*
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Method of use:
Gel
Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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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
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Burning
9
Depression
5
Irritability
4
Allergies
4
Stinging
2
Tiredness
1
Anxiety
1
Weight Gain
1
Bloating
1
Erythema
1
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Irritability
4
RA
3
Depression
3
Burning
2
Allergies
2
Tiredness
1
Eczema
1
Skin Irritation
1
Weight Gain
1
Stinging
1
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About Epiduo
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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About Retin A
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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as just put on Epiduo yesterday after 2 months on Retin A....
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" ...So I was just put on Epiduo yesterday after 2 months on Retin A. I have been meaning to ...at night due to the Epiduo but I have heard really ...is it to drying to use along with the Epidu... "

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ntly I am using Epiduo. My derm switched me to this...
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" ...what are the differences between Retin-A, Differin, Tretinoin, etc.? I feel ...me? [Because currently I am using Epiduo. My derm switched me ...ingredients. Anyway, I heard Retin-A was good for red... "

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hould i switch over to that or stick with epiduo? whats t...
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" retin-a vs. epiduo?, help hey guys, i've been ...so fucking frustrating. I used retin-a a long time ago ...it would work now--so should i switch over to that or stick with epiduo? whats the difference between... "

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pped epiduo, did you have acne? Or was your skin cl...
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" ...also be recurrence after your epiduo treatment. If you've been on retin-a for 4-5 months without success, ...be one of them. When you stopped epiduo, did you have acne? Or was your skin... "

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also prescribed a cream called Epiduo. I haven't been...
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" ...what it was until I found this message board. I am used to IB from things like Retin-A, which I used for a few months (worked like a charm until ...size. My doctor also prescribed a cream called Epiduo.... "

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uac, and Epiduo without any real results. I'm going to my d...
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" ...Should i start accutane? I've tried Retin a, Duac, and Epiduo without any real results. I'm going to my ...sixteen and I have had moredate acne for five years, it sucks and I am sick of it. My parents... "

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Epiduo, because Epiduo hasn't done much of anything. Very...
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" I'm thinking that my derm might try topical prescriptions like Retin-A or antibiotics Honestly, really ...that aren't Epiduo, because Epiduo hasn't done much of... "

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nd my derm prescribed me Epiduo.How long should I wait to...
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" ...days ago, and my derm prescribed me Epiduo. How long should I ...wait to use it? Also, does it contain Retin-A? Because iv heard horror stories about people using... "

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ever. I finally started takng Epiduo (the pump) and birth...
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" I had really severe acne and was on Retin-A for months, which destroyed my ...than ever. I finally started takng Epiduo (the pump) and birth control ...my life. I still have scars but that's... "

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lot better. I combined with my Retin-a and it's been amazing
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" ...and got a perscription for Epiduo and Oracea. I can't tell ...is definitely clearing up my skin(albeit making it really dry and stingy) but it looks a lot better. I combined with my Retin-a... "

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