i am using it for acne , its been 6 weeks and i cant see results it made my acne worse. should i keep using it?
22 Aug 2013
it depends on how severe the acne is as to how long retin-a might take to work.usually,mild to moderate acne sufferers start seeing results in 3-6 weeks.severe sufferers may take a little longer.the thing to remember is sometimes the acne will appear worse before it starts to get better,that means the retin-a is working,so keep going!
25 Jul 2012
Sometimes it can take several months to notice a great deal of difference and it is not unusual to see acne get worse before it gets better! Being that you have been on the treatment for 6 weeks though, I would recommend that you see your dermatologist to see if this is still the right course of treatment. It sometimes takes a lot of trial and error to find the right combination of treatments to get the best results. Be sure that you are using an oil-free moisturizer with Retin A and stay out of the sun-use sunblock if you have to be out!
- Retin-A Information for Consumers
- Retin-A Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Retin-A (detailed)
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