This unique selectivity for just one of the three retinoic acid receptors results in less of the classic retinoid
side effects--redness, scaling, dryness, stinging, burning--that can limit the clinical utility of existing retinoids
In announcing approval of adapalene gel 0.1 percent as an OTC product, the FDA cited as a major factor in the regulatory decision the opportunity to afford acne patients greater access to retinoid
Every woman above the age of 21, in my opinion, should include a retinoid
in her nighttime skin care routine.
, one of the most effective ingredients available to treat acne, were only available to consumers by prescription until last year, and are now widely available over-the-counter," said June Risser, VP and general manager, consumer business at Nestle Skin Health.
gel is such a game changer for acne sufferers like me."
In announcing approval of adapalene gel 0.1% as an OTC product, the FDA cited as a major factor in the regulatory decision the opportunity to afford acne patients greater access to retinoid
In adolescents with mild acne a topical retinoid
or benzoyl peroxide can be used as monotherapy or used together.
We have been using the 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Rosehip Seed Oil (PS9), left, nightly for a fortnight and it has really comforted our dehydrated winter skin, while, at just PS8, the Advanced Retinoid
2% is an absolute steal.
The reduction in dryness and peeling could, potentially, increase compliance with tretinoin treatment, especially in the first few weeks when retinoid
reactions are most likely to occur, Dr.
Covering: This market research report presents a detailed segmentation of the global acne drugs market by drug class (antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, antimicrobial, combination medications, hormonal agents, oral retinoid
, and topical retinoid
), by route of administration (topical, and oral), and by type (prescription and OTC).
Epiduo Forte Gel is said to be the first combination of these strengths of retinoid
, adapalene and benzoyl peroxide, developed for patients with moderate to severe acne.
When you overdo it on retinoid
creams -- especially strong prescription formulas -- which work by stimulating collagen production and increasing cell turnover, you can end up with red, dry, peeling, stinging and burning skin.