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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Acne: Most commonly for acne, its a good preparation of a newer form of retin-A and it aids in exfoliation. THe product is also used for fine lines , melasm ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Yes and no: The adapalene is a newer formulation of Retin-A and will promote exfoliation and possible help reduce the melasma THe clindamycin however will have l ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
Adapalene is a : once a day application. The new medicine epiduo contains adapalene and benzoyl peroxide ( that is antibacterial like Clinda). Its all in one and once ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle DeHoratius
18 years experience in Dermatology
No: It is the brand for an acne product called differin (adapalene). It would be very irritating in the groin region.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Skin irritation: Dryness, scaling, redness, stinging. All the side effects center around irritation of the skin. These side effects generally are worst at initiation ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Excellent RX: This is one of the formulations for adapalene and it is one of the better medications. I prefer the cream only because it dissolves in the skin bette ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: It should be safe to use at least until the expiration date. Follow the application recommendations given to you by your doctor. Three months is lon ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Spread out time: Spread out time between doses. Don't use every day but every second or third day. Alternate it with benzoyl peroxide. It's a very potent medicine so u ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Acne: Adapalene is formulation of Retin_a basically a vitamin A durative that helps control exfoliation and reduces acne. It is not sensitive to Benzoyl per ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very few: There are no reported systemic side effects but topical side effects include dry skin, scaling, redness, itching, burning, or sensitivity to light.
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