A 37-year-old female asked:
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my dermatologist prescribed me both sodium sulfacetamide lotion (2 times daily) & tretinoin cream (every other day) for acne. how do i apply both?

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Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Like prescribed: Put the lotion on twice a day. Save the tretinoin for bed time. Wash your face, then apply a pea-sized amount to the trouble spots and rub it in. Both will dry your skin out.
Answered on Sep 23, 2015
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