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Tretinoin

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5.3
5  Effectiveness
4.3  Side Effects
5.3  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 2 Tretinoin side effects and 2 Tretinoin benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Tretinoin, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 81.8% 18.2% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Digestion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Energy 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Patience 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 45.5% 36.4% 18.2%
Sleep 0% 0% 90.9% 9.1% 0%
Stress Level 0% 0% 90.9% 9.1% 0%
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Commonly Reported Tretinoin Side Effects
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Allergic Reaction 81.8% 18.2% 0% 0% 0%
Blistering 90% 0% 0% 10% 0%
Change in Skin Coloring 90% 0% 0% 10% 0%
Dry Eyes 70% 10% 10% 10% 0%
Dry Skin 18.2% 27.3% 45.5% 9.1% 0%
Itching 80% 10% 10% 0% 0%
Redness 54.5% 18.2% 18.2% 9.1% 0%
Scaling 66.7% 11.1% 11.1% 11.1% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 80% 10% 0% 10% 0%
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User Comments about Tretinoin
04 Jul 2011 I used this for my face acne, i really didn't see it work effectively, maybe i didn't use it long enough but I did see some change though
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11 Jul 2010 This is a good treatment against acnea
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19 Aug 2009 As I stated above, Tretinoin is not a prescription that works with my skin and does not make my acne totally disappear. I am really disappointed with this prescription and went I had my return visit, my dermatologist did not want to hear the complaints and just told me to continue using the prescription longer to see what happens? Tretinoin does nothing for my skin, except clear it up and then in a few weeks I'm back where I started. I would not recommend it because I went to another dermatologist a few years ago and it just so happened that doctor gave me a prescription for it, but a different dosage and I recall at that time it did not do anything for me either.
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04 Aug 2009 I have been using Retin-A Micro for almost a year now and it has definitely improved my acne and improved the overall complexion of my skin.
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13 Jun 2009 This is .05%, Wish they come out with a lower strength cream
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