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RETIN-A GEL
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Drug Name:

RETIN-A GEL Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Tretinoin 0.01%, 0.025%; alcohol 90%.

Company:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for RETIN-A GEL:

Acne vulgaris.

Adult:

Apply sparingly at bedtime to clean dry skin; adjust strength and frequency as tolerated and needed.

Children:

Not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for use in eczema or sunburned skin. Avoid eyes, mouth, angles of nose, mucous membranes, sun, UV light. Discontinue if sensitivity reactions occur. Increased irritation in weather extremes. Gel: flammable. Pregnancy (Cat.C): not recommended. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Caution with concomitant topical medication, medicated or abrasive soaps/cleansers, astringents, drying agents, high-alcohol content topical products, spices. Avoid contact with peel of limes. Allow effects of benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, resorcinol, salicylic acid, other topical acne agents to subside before applying.

See Also:

RETIN-A MICRO

RETIN-A CREAM

RETIN-A LIQUID

Pharmacological Class:

Retinoid.

Adverse Reactions:

Local irritation, skin pain, pruritus, pharyngitis, erythema, transient symptom exacerbation or pigmentation changes, dryness, stinging, photosensitivity.

How Supplied:

Micro 0.04%, 0.1%—20g, 45g, 50g; 0.08%—50g; Crm—20g, 45g; Gel—15g, 45g; Liq—28mL

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