Retin-A: acid form of vitamin A to treat acne vulgaris

Retin-A is the acid form of vitamin A commonly applied to treat acne vulgaris and keratosis pilaris.

The active substance group of Retin-A

Tretinoin, regeneration stimulator

Dosage Form of Retin-A

cream for external use, solution for outdoor applications

Before using the medication please consult with your doctor to avoid overdose Retin-A and not cause a complication of the disease.

Before using the medication please consult with your doctor to avoid overdose Retin-A and not cause a complication of the disease.

Contraindications of Retin-A

Hypersensitivity, pregnancy, lactation, children under 12 years of age (for all indications) and 18 years (for the treatment of adverse effects of sunlight), age over 50 years (for the treatment of adverse effects of sunlight). Use with caution: Seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, sunburn, liver failure, pancreatitis, chronic renal failure, chronic intoxication (including alcohol intoxication), diabetes mellitus.

Acute eczema, rosacea, acute inflammation of the skin.

Before using the medication please consult with your doctor to avoid overdose Retin-A and not cause a complication of the disease. Apply gel on clean dry face. Spread it evenly over the treated areas of skin. Avoid applying gel on irritated skin.

It may take 6-9 weeks to see the effect.

Side effects of Retin-A

Local reactions: allergic reaction (moderate to severe) — tingling, redness, burning, swelling at the site of application of the drug, photosensitivity; hypopigmentation of the skin, peeling and dryness of the skin, blistering or crusts; rarely — skin hyperpigmentation.

Do not store your drugs in the bathroom. Keep all drugs away from reach of children and pets. Retin-A store in a dry and cool place, protected from sunlight and away from children.