My friend who is a dermatology nurse recommended Vishy. It is sold at CVS it is otc.
I use cetaphil face wash
vishy toner then the vishy zit creme both are like $15 each but last me 2 1/2 months. However if I skip one night washing my face, I break out and it takes about a week to calm down again. I do this at night when I get home from work and when I get up in the am. Also if the vishy stops working for me I plan to try proactive.
I tried retin-a & tetracycline in high school it did nothing for me.
I ended up going on accutane 3 years ago and had blemish free skin until the darn pred!
Beth, 32 ~ Major Flare Sept/Oct 07 ~ almost in remission
UC dx'd March 2000 (30 cenitmeters as of 2005-proctosigmoiditis)
Azathioprine 200mg 1xday nightly; Calcium and Vit D 500mg 3xday, Multi Vit, Folic Acid 400mg 2xday, Prilosec, Probiotics.
Minimal Change Disease (Kidney Disorder) dx'd Sept 2007 - partial remission since 03/08
Prednisone 30mg 1xday (taper 5mg a week from 60 = ), Simvastatin 20mg 1xday, Diovan 160mg 2xday. Enalpril 10mg 1xday, Fursomide 20mg 1xday, Fosomax 70mg 1xweek. MCD may be from hypersensitivty to 5ASA drugs. Do you have edema? If so, check your protiens!
Pre-Diabetic from Prednisone use - Low carb/sugar diet & exercise.