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Adapalene Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
It is a retinoid: These creams have been shown to improve winkles but were primarily used for acne treatment. Many patients feel that their improvement faded after they stopped using the cream. The results do not compare with other forms of skin wrinkle improvement including laser treatments and even ipl in those patients with a lot of undesirable redness at the "crows feet" region. ...Read more
Acne treatment: Either one could be effective by itself. ...Read more
Differin (adapalene) gel: Only tiny amounts are absorbed through your skin into your body. The topical effects should be gone in a few days. ...Read more
Weeks: It usually starts working in 8 to 12 weeks. You may have to use other meds with it. ...Read more
Personal Preference: Just the texture and your preference. They are the same in every other way. ...Read more
Does differin (adapalene) have any effects on the inside of the body if it is absorbed through the skin?
Been putting topicil and differin (adapalene) for a week, but have not seen any improvements on my skin. Is it not working for me?
Followup: Follow up with your doc if not helping ...Read more
Skin irritation: Dryness, scaling, redness, stinging. All the side effects center around irritation of the skin. These side effects generally are worst at initiation of treatment and fade after a few weeks. ...Read more
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 better. The efficacy is really good for people suffering with acne. I hope it helps you as well. Put it on at bedtime to avoid any sun sensitivities in the daytime. ...Read more
Hello. I'm currenty using Differin (adapalene) 0.1% and this id my third day. However im having terrible break outs since day 1. What do I do?
Relax: This is irritating when first used, so you may begin with twice a week and gradually increase. If acne seems worse at first this may actually be a clue that it is working. Keep with it. Expect to see desired result in 2 or 3 months. The generic, adapalene, is cheaper. Either way it comes as. 1% and. 3%. There are no other strengths. Consult a dermatologist for best result. ...Read more
Yes: This a a great combination...Get a more detailed answer ›
Adapalene is formulation of Retin_a basically a vitamin A durative that helps control exfoliation and reduces acne. It is not sensitive to Benzoyl peroxide. Clindamycin is an antibiotic you rub onto your face and it gets absorbed. It is a means of taking antibiotics without a pill. It doesn't get as high a blood lever and tends to act at the acne itself.
These are mainstays of acne care. ...Read more
Better not: Both are retinoids, would have an additive effect and no added value, rather increased side effects as excessive skin dryness, ask your doctor for re-evaluation, best wishes ...Read more
Acne preparations: You can use both but tretionin may be rough on your face. ...Read more
It typically takes: 6-8 weeks to see significant improvement with topical anti-acne meds ...Read more
What is the difference in results and side effects of Atralin and Differin? Which works better for anti-aging?
Neither drug will alter the aging process.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Can Ziana & Differin be used in conjunction w/each other? I don't have any drying effects from the Ziana, but would like some visible results.
Ziana & Differin: Ziana and Differin there is no known interaction when used together but it’s even better to round out your acne treatment with methods that don’t use medications at all if possible. I recommend a dermatologist evalute your skin condition in order to provide a better treatment recommendation. ...Read more