I've been using Depiklein Depiwash and Epiduo for a year


Q: I've been using Depiklein Depiwash and Epiduo for a year and this combo really controlled my acne and my skin was clear.
Recently, I've had these tiny bumps and zits on my face. My dermatologist has asked me to use Retin-A diluted with Emolene cream and leave it on for ten minutes, only. Please suggest whether this would help clear the acne.

I've been using Depiklein D...-1

A:   Hello. Welcome to ask the doctor.
I understand your concern.

I have seen the attached pic also.
Retino A is available as 0.05 percent and 0.025 percent in the market. I prefer to advise the lower percentage cream in females. So as to avoid Retinoids induced dermatitis, it is advisable to mix it with some moisturiser and leave it for minimum possible time. Then slowly the contact time of the cream is increased so as to make the skin adapted to it.
Your doctor has correctly prescribed you the medications. It would likely help in clearing the acne.

I hope it helps.
Stay healthy

Related Q&A

Q: Got really drunk last night and snorted 9 pills of dexis and smoked a small amount of crack. Will it be safe to take ...

Q: Ive taken approx 30 of my wifes 10/325 hydrocodone in 3-4 weeks for a bad tooth. I am now changing jobs and will have...

Q: Hi there I tried opiates a couple of times recently and a couple of hours after taking them I went to lie in bed and...

Q: Hi, i have taken loads of of overdoses of parocetomol in my past, and use to get treated for it. Now if i take one i ...

Q: Hello, I have been suffering from chronic stomach infection. For treating this, my doctor had prescribed a 7 day cou...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon