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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to tell: Epiduo is a combination of Adapalene (the drug in differin (adapalene)) and benzoyl peroxide (a common over-the-counter acne drug). Retrieve is tretin ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
A week: You have to give it at least a week. Keeps the new lesions for occurring, doesn't treat the lesions that are already there as well.
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: It seems to be very individual- can be anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. Don't get discouraged if it seems to become worse before it gets bet ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inocencio Candelaria
16 years experience Family Medicine
Effort, doses, price: epiduo is ready to use but copay can be high, using adapalene and benzoyl peroxide separately will require some effort, not sure if you can achieve th ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
26 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
A mild cleanser: Epiduo can be irritating to the skin and generally we recommend using a mild cleanser to begin with. If you aren't experiencing any irritation with t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Epiduo: Epiduo side effects can last for some time. To overcome its side effects stop using the gel when your your face gets red or too dry. Use a moisturizer ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Short lived: Redness and irritation from topical preparations should subside within a few days after discontinuing the offending agent.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
19 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Medications that contain a retinoid (such as adapalene, tretinoin, or tazarotene) have a powerful effect on preventing acne lesions, but also help smo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Melanotan: There are no known side effects between epiduo and melanotan. What this means is that there have not been enough studies of drug interactions with me ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Epiduo: Take your makeup off when you apply epiduo at night. In the morning you can apply makeup over the epiduo
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly.: Both are drying to the skin and can be irritating. So, although there is no absolute contraindication to using them together, you would need to be ver ... Read More

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