Compare Epiduo vs. Renova

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

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Treats acne and sun damage.

Renova (Tretinoin) isn't a cure for fine lines and wrinkles, but it's clinically proven to improve them.

3.1/ 5 average rating with 58 reviewsforRenova
Upsides
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  • You only need to apply it once a day, usually in the evening.
  • Most people who reported having skin irritation said that it was mild.
  • Part of a complete program to help you take better care of your skin.
Downsides
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  • It may take up to 6 months to see the full benefit for facial wrinkles.
  • Not a good choice for women who want to become or are pregnant
  • Can change the color and texture of your skin if used long-term.
  • You need to be careful about avoiding any sunlight or artificial tanning while using it.
  • It doesn't work for deep wrinkles.
Used for
Dosage forms
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Price
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Reviews
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58 reviews so far
41%
saidit'sworth it
28%
saiditworked well
28%
saidit'sa big hassle

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Side effects
The Epiduo (Adapalene / Benzoyl Peroxide) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
4possible side effects
  • Mild skin reactions
    100%
  • Severe local irritation
    7%
  • Any side effect
    4%
  • Skin hypo- or hyperpigmentation
    2%
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Risks and risk factors
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  • Skin irritation
    • Using other medicines or products that irritate the skin
    • Eczema
    • Extreme temperatures (hot or cold)
  • Sun sensitivity
  • Allergic reactions
    • Allergy to fish or fish products
  • Harm to fetus
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