Can Tretinoin and Azelaic Acid be used simultaneously?
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Tretinoin and Azelaic Acid
Since both of these compounds can be drying and/or irritating I usually do not prescribe both together. Although you want to dry out the acne, excessive dryness to your skin can actually make your acne look worse.
Combining azelaic acid and tretinoin
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