RETINO-A 0.025% CREAM (TRETINOIN) DESCRIPTION
Retino-A 0.025% Cream is a form of vitamin A that is used to treat acne which appears as spots or pimples on your face, chest, or back. It also helps to smooth rough facial skin and to reduce fine wrinkles on the skin.
Retino-A 0.025% Cream reduces excessive oil production of the skin. Ideally, a pinpoint application at nighttime is recommended for the duration prescribed by your doctor. The amount you need and for how long you need to take it will depend on what you are being treated for. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of this medicine. Follow your doctor’s instructions. You should not apply it to damaged or broken skin and avoid contact with your mouth, eyes, and nose. It may take several weeks for your symptoms to improve but keep using it regularly to get the most benefit. Consult your doctor again if you do not notice any improvement after a few weeks. Using more medicine or applying it more often than prescribed will not make it work any faster and may increase the side effects.
USES OF RETINO-A CREAM
- Treatment of Acne
- Acute promyelocytic leukaemia
BENEFITS OF RETINO-A CREAM
In Treatment of Acne
Retino-A 0.025% Cream is a form of vitamin A. It helps treat acne by clearing skin pores and preventing spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes several weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep using it even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. The earlier you start using it, the less likely you are to get scars. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne-free. It should not be used if you have eczema or sunburned skin.
SIDE EFFECTS OF RETINO-A CREAM
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Retino-A
- Erythema (skin redness)
- Skin irritation
- Dry skin
- Dry lips
- Pale red skin
- Increased sensitivity to light
HOW TO USE RETINO-A CREAM
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
HOW RETINO-A CREAM WORKS
Retino-A 0.025% Cream is a form of vitamin A. When applied on the skin, it reduces oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin, and helps keep your pores open.