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Acne medication that is suitable for a long term

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: April 27, 2020 7:52 AM

Anonymous 12 months

Hi I have mild acne and I want to start on using Tidact and adapalene. What are the health issue that I need to concern before starting them and can I get from pharmacy without seeing doctor first?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 12 months
General Practitioner

Greetings. Thank you for your questions.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your acne. You can get both tidact and adapalene over the counter without doctor’s prescription. Please follow the instruction at the product and use it accordingly. Because it is a topical cream, it is usually safe without any side effect to the systemic.

However, if you experienced any irritation after using the product, I would recommend you to stop using it and refer to a doctor for another choice of treatment.

The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions. In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor.

You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online or (DoctorOnCallEPharma) to get connected to our pharmacy… We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Mon Apr 27 2020 07:52:22 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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