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How Long Does It Take Tazorac And Solodyn To Work For Acne
1 to 2 months: Most topical and oral meds for acne take about 1-2 months to be effective. You may start seeing some improvement at 2-4 weeks but may take a while longer to get the maximum effect of the drug. It's also possible to look initially worse for the first 2-4 weeks before you start to see improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It does not work at all for some people but it can take a couple of months to see an effect before i'd give up on it. ...Read more
Several weeks: If you are not clearly improved after two weeks using the stuff as tolerated, get with your physician who can add something that will help more. ...Read more
At least 8 weeks: When using any topical medication for acne, it takes at least 8 weeks to see the optimal efficacy of the medication. In my opinion, it is best to use several treatments for acne instead of one as there are multiple causes to acne. Your benzoyl peroxide/ Clindamycin is a good choice for the bigger bumps, but you may need a retinoid to help with clogged pores and oil. ...Read more
It doesn't: One 1995 paper, a speculative essay, is the basis for "holistic" claims that pantothenic acid helps acne. The only peer-reviewed paper is ped derm 2002 suggesting that a pantothenic acid helps with the rough side-effects of the topical retinoic acid that actually works. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative, move to systemic antibiotics if needed. ...Read more
Weeks: It usually starts working in 8 to 12 weeks. You may have to use other meds with it. ...Read more
Eczema: Topical corticosteroids should take a couple of days to see improvement of your skin, but relief from the itching should improve within a couple of hours. You should work to keep your skin well hydrated with hypoallergenic lotion through out the day, likely applying lotion more than three times. This will allow you to limit using the steroids. If extensive eczema, see a Dermatologist for more care ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 weeks: Need at least 4-6 weeks to see improvement. ...Read more
Will differin (adapalene) gel and tetralysal help for mind acne? If so, how long will it take to see a difference? Thanks.
Should help: Both Differin (adapalene) ( aldapane) gel &Tetralysal ( lymecycline- a tetracycline antibiotic taken orally) are used to treat acne and should work on you barring side effects like skin reactions or the side effects of the oral antibiotic like nausea, abdominal pain, Diarrhoea. Your doctor may have explained the side effects of both. They shd start working in about 1-2 weeks. Remember to follow up with ur doc ...Read more
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