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Suffering from acne vulgaris on back and chest. Using glycoderm lotion with accutane. What to do?

Hello doctor. I am suffering from acne vulgaris and I have on back and chest as well. I am 26 years old and 5 years back I tried retino A cream and glycoderm lotion along with accutane and it worked but once I stopped it, acne was back. I would like you to tell me how to use retino A and glycoderm again and I don t want to take accutane for now.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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hi..thanks for your query.
Accutane has to be taken in the recommended dosage and recommended time to cause a good remission.Also it is possible for a relapse and a repeat course to be needed.
If you want to start with Retino A cream now ,you can use it once daily ,preferably at night or with proper clothing to avoid UV exposure. For now you can use only one agent and see how it improves.If you feel ,there is no much change , you can visit a dermatologist to start using Oral antibiotics for the same.
Hope this helps.Take care!
Answered: Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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