Tretinoin medicine is used to prevent and treat a pimple. It also reduces the occurrence of new pimple breakouts and promotes healing of the skin. It is also used to manage wrinkles, thick patches and unstable skin excess color related to UV / sunlight exposure. It is mostly used in combination with other medicines. This medicine is used orally under specific circumstances to treat blood cancer. Where the affected cells fail to mature properly.
How Tretinoin works
Tretinoin is a form of vitamin A and belongs to a group of drugs called ‘retinoid’. It helps the skin to renew itself and slows down the growth of certain types of dead blood cells.
How to use
Wash your hands before applying for this medicine. Gently clean the affected skin with a mild or soapless cleanser and pat dry. Use your fingertips to apply a small amount of medicine in a small layer, usually once at bedtime or as directed by your doctor. You should wait 20-30 minutes after cleansing your face before applying for this medicine.
Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Using more medication will not improve your symptoms, rather it can cause poisoning or serious side effects. If you feel that you have taken an overdose of Tretinoin Cream, get medical help immediately.
These side effects are possible, but not always. Some side effects may be rare, but severe. If you notice any of the following side effects, and if they do not end, consult your doctor. Skin dryness, skin rash, and redness, itching, skin rash, dry skin, high levels of blood fat, increased or decreased skin pigmentation, swelling. If you notice any side effects that are not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice.
When not to use
Hypersensitivity to Tretinoin Cream is a contraindication. In addition, Tretinoin Cream should not be taken if you have the following conditions: Hypersensitivity, pregnancy, Usage of eczema, Scorched or destroyed skin from sunlight, lactation.
Before using this medicine, provide your doctor with information about your current medications, following products (eg: vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions. Certain health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take the medicine according to your doctor’s instructions. The dosage is based on your condition.