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Can I use tretinoin and benzoil peroxcide at the same time?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics

In brief: Unsure

"benzoyl peroxide will disable tretinoin leaving the tretinoin useless".
Then there is other evidence that this is not so....http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2958193/ "there was no benzoyl peroxide-induced degradation of tretinoin when the optimized formulation of tretinoin gel (0.05%) was admixed with Benzoyl Peroxide Gel (6.26%)" . They both can dry the skin out...

In brief: Unsure

"benzoyl peroxide will disable tretinoin leaving the tretinoin useless".
Then there is other evidence that this is not so....http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2958193/ "there was no benzoyl peroxide-induced degradation of tretinoin when the optimized formulation of tretinoin gel (0.05%) was admixed with Benzoyl Peroxide Gel (6.26%)" . They both can dry the skin out...
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Acne

You can use both drugs but they dry yuor face and turn it red.

In brief: Acne

You can use both drugs but they dry yuor face and turn it red.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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