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Benzoyl Peroxide and Tretinoin (Retin-A)

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Hey,

Does using benzoyl peroxide and tretinoin together inactivate the tretinoin? I've been reading this alot! my derm prescribe the brevoxyl-4 creamy wash which has 4% bp, and in the night time i'm supposed to put on differin, but i also have some .025tretinoin which i'm thinking to switch back to. could someone inform me about this?

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Be sure to talk with your dermatologist about all of the skincare products you’re using. Preparations that may dry or irritate skin should be avoided. If a reaction suggesting sensitivity or irritation occurs, consult a doctor. Talk to your doctor before using over-the-counter products containing benzoyl peroxide with RETIN-A MICRO. Tretinoin and benzoyl peroxide neutralize each other when applied at the same time.

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