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A 44-year-old male asked:

Will renova (tretinoin) get rid of blackheads ?

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 9 years experience
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

Can I get renova (tretinoin) in france?

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Dr. Frederick Coville
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Not legally: Renova is a us brand of tretinoin. France, as does the entire european union, has strict rules against importing non-eu manufactured prescription medications. Honestly, I am not a huge fan of Renova and you can get regular tretinoin in france very easily. Be careful with sun-exposure and use a good sunscreen with it. Start of at a low-dose until your skin becomes tolerant and ten increase it.

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Last updated Feb 19, 2013

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