Tretoin 0.05% Cream
Buy Tretoin 0.05% Cream
Tretoin 0.05% Cream is a prescription medicine that may reduce fine facial wrinkles, facial mottled hyperpigmentation, and facial skin roughness. It is for patients who are also using a skin care and sunlight avoidance program.
Tretoin 0.05% Cream Details
Composition = Tretinoin
Dosage = 0.05%
Indication = Acne
Manufacturer = Signature Pharma
What Is Tretoin 0.05% Cream?
Tretoin 0.05% Cream is a retinoid medication that was originally developed to treat acne. As a medication, it was developed in the late 1950s and approved for medical use in 1962. Today, tretinoin is sold under a variety of brand names and is available around the world as a generic medication.
How Does Tretoin 0.05% Cream Work?
Tretoin 0.05% Cream 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 cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
Dosage Of Tretoin 0.05% Cream
Tretoin 0.025% Cream
Tretoin 0.05% Cream
Tretoin 0.1% Cream
Side Effects Of Tretoin 0.05% Cream
Severe burning or swelling of the skin
Eye redness and watering (conjunctivitis)
Eyelid swelling, or
Darkening or lightening of skin color
Drug To Drug Interaction
Benzoyl Peroxide (Topical)
While Tacking Tretoin 0.05% Cream
Before using tretinoin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: eczema. This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths, and sunlamps. Weather extremes such as wind or cold may also be irritating to the skin. Use a sunscreen daily, and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Wait until your skin has completely recovered from a sunburn before using tretinoin.
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.
Uses Of Tretoin 0.05% Cream
This medication is used to treat acne. It may decrease the number and severity of acne pimples and promote quick healing of pimples that do develop. Tretinoin belongs to a class of medications called retinoids. It works by affecting the growth of skin cells.
Storage Of Tretoin 0.05% Cream
Store at room temperature between 59-77 degrees F (15-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Gel preparations are flammable. Do not expose to heat or fire sources.