Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel
Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel
Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel is a naturally occurring derivative of vitamin A and is used for the treatment of acne and reduce wrinkles of the face. It is also used to treat a type of cancer where the blood cells fail to mature.
Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel Details
Composition = Tretinoin
Dosage = 0.1%
Indication = Acne
Manufacturer = Johnson & Johnson
What Is Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel?
Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel is prescribed to patients with severe acne problems. The drug effectively treats acne and reduces the amount of pimples that tend to develop, while healing pimples that have already developed on the body. The group of medicines that the drug belongs to is known as retinoids. The drug affects skin cell growth in the body regulating the amount of pimples that crop up.
How Does Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel Work?
Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel is a form of vitamin A. When applied on scalp, it works by promoting the growth of hair follicles, thereby stimulating hair growth. When used on skin, it reduces oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin and helps keep your pores open.
What Is Route Of Administration?
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 gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
Dosage Of Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel
Retino-A 0.025% Cream
Retino AC Gel
Retino A Micro 0.04% Gel
Side Effects Of Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel
Red spots on skin
Peeling and blistering of skin
Patchy appearance of skin
Photosensitivity of skin
Coffee colored vomit
Unusual bleeding or bruising
Nausea and Vomiting
Fever with body pain
Dry mucous membrane
Blood cell disorder
Difficulty in breathing
Dizziness and fainting
Drug To Drug Interaction
Tetracycline : The oral form of tretinoin should not be used with tetracycline or other antibiotics belonging to the same category. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment in such cases.
Benzoyl Peroxide (Topical) : Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Salicylic acid (Topical) : Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Methoxsalen : Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment. It is advised to take appropriate precautionary measures while stepping out into sunlight while using these medicines together.
While Tacking Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel
It may increase the severity of the lesions in the first few weeks of use. Continue using it as prescribed by your doctor.
It may cause stinging sensation or a feeling of warmth when you first start using it. Inform your doctor if this persists.
Avoid exposure to sunlight while using Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel as it increases the sensitivity of your skin. Use protective measures such as sun-cream or protective clothing.
Do not use Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Pregnancy : Use of this medicine by pregnant women is not recommended. Use appropriate contraception and avoid getting pregnant while using this medicine. Contact your doctor and discuss the risks if a pregnancy is suspected.
Breast-feeding : This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding. It can be used if the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved with use. You should not breastfeed while the topical form of this medicine is applied.
Other skin creams : This medicine may interact with other skin care or medicinal products. Consult your doctor before starting the use of other products along with this medicine.
Uses Of Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel
Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel is used in the treatment of acne.
Storage Of Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel
You should store your Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel at temperatures below 25°C.