Mederma vs Retin A for Stretch Marks

Mederma
Retin A
Other name: Scar Gel Scar Gel
Other name: Renova Renova
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Stretch Marks
3.6
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Stretch Marks
2.4
Concern level
2.1
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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, Ointment
Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Mederma is a topical product used to improve scar appearance. It is a gel based on an onion extract and produced by Merz Pharmaceuticals of Frankfurt, Germany. Mederma's marketing claims it can make scars "softer, smoother, and less noticeable". Generic...
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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
Med
Weight Gain
4
Weight Loss
4
Numbness
4
Depression
3
Bleeding
2
Hyperpigmentation
2
Skin Cancer
1
Tingling
1
Chicken Pox
1
Self Harm
1
Top Concerns
Ret
Irritability
7
RA
5
Depression
4
Burning
3
Allergy
3
Tiredness
1
Eczema
1
Skin Irritation
1
Stinging
1
Weight Gain
1
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Weight Gain
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Ret
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1
Weight Loss
Med
Ret
4
0
Numbness
Med
Ret
4
0
Depression
Med
Ret
3
4
Bleeding
Med
Ret
2
0
Hyperpigmentation
Med
Ret
2
0
Skin Cancer
Med
Ret
1
0
Tingling
Med
Ret
1
0
Chicken Pox
Med
Ret
1
0
Self Harm
Med
Ret
1
0
Irritability
Ret
Med
7
0
RA
Ret
Med
5
0
Depression
Ret
Med
4
3
Burning
Ret
Med
3
0
Allergy
Ret
Med
3
0
Tiredness
Ret
Med
1
0
Eczema
Ret
Med
1
0
Skin Irritation
Ret
Med
1
0
Stinging
Ret
Med
1
0
Weight Gain
Ret
Med
1
4
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About Mederma
Mederma is a topical product used to improve scar appearance. It is a gel based on an onion extract and produced by Merz Pharmaceuticals of Frankfurt, Germany. Mederma's marketing claims it can make scars "softer, smoother, and less noticeable". Generic...
Read on Wikipedia
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Mederma
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'...
Read on Wikipedia
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Retin A
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