Retin-A

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Retin-A 0.05% is a medium-strength formulation of Tretinoin available in cream form only. It is a vitamin A derivative specifically designed for treating photoaging and reducing stretch marks, wrinkles and fine lines by increasing production of collagen in the dermis. It is also used in severe acne treatment. The cream is applied topically, at bedtime.
  • Manufacture: J&J, Psycorem, East West
  • Expire Date: Mar 2021
  • Delivery Time: ~7 days

Generic Retin-A 0.05% cream, 20 g


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Retin-A 0.025% cream is a topical medication that contains retinoid acid, designed for treating acne and preventing the formation of papules, pustules and comedones. It is widely used for general skin improvement due to its ability to speed up the skin cell turnover and shedding of epithelial cells. The cream is applied to the affected skin area, once daily.
  • Expire Date: Nov 2020
  • Delivery Time: ~7 days

Generic Retin-A 0.025% cream, 20 g


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1 tube $10.16 $10.16 Buy Now
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  • Expire Date: Feb 2021
  • Delivery Time: ~7 days

Generic Retin-A 0.025% cream, 10 g


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0.1% gel
Retin-A 0.1% gel is a topical antiacneic treatment that comes in 20 g tubes, containing 0.1 mg of Tretinoin in each gram. This formulation is used for treating acne vulgaris and is particularly useful for oily skin. It combats the processes which cause the skin pores to clog and inflame, eliminating spots and blackheads due to acne. It is used daily, at bedtime.
  • Expire Date: Jan 2021
  • Delivery Time: ~7 days

Generic Retin-A 0.1% gel, 20 g


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What is Retin-A?
Retin-A is a cream intended for the treatment of several different conditions. Retin-A is officially known as Tretinoin, and this is a product of Valeant International. This drug was developed in the 1960’s and received FDA approval in 1971. Due to its effectiveness in treating acne and this condition’s great prevalence, Retin-A became a very popular product and was even added to the WHO’s List of Essential medicines. Retin-A is part of a class of drugs known as retinoids and works by boosting the turnover of skin cells and making skin cells less likely to stick together.

What are the indications for using Retin-A?
Retin-A is most commonly applied to treat acne vulgaris. This is a very prevalent skin condition characterized by the presence of pimples, blackheads and whiteheads. Acne occurs when hair follicles become clogged, and is influenced by several factors, including genetics, diet, and age. Roughly 80% of teenagers in the USA experience acne, and it is very problematic because it blemishes the appearance, causing low self-esteem and anxiety. Retin-A’s active substance - Tretinoin is also used to treat a very specific kind of blood cancer – acute promyelocytic leukemia. This cancer affects white blood cells and is considered one of the most treatable forms of blood cancer.

What is the dosage of Retin-A?
Retin-A is a cream that should be applied to the face and other areas affected by acne. This cream should be applied lightly once a day and specifically target acne lesions. Application of the cream may cause a short stinging or warm sensation. Most treatments will last for several weeks, but the recommended treatment period is six weeks. Retin-A should not be applied atop cosmetics, and skin with cosmetics should be cleansed before the cream is applied.

What are the contraindications for using Retin-A?
Retin-A is unsuitable for patients allergic to the cream or Tretinoin, as well as pregnant or nursing women. Retin-A is known to interact with certain drugs, including Isotretinoin, Methoxsalen, Benzoyl peroxide, Sulfacetamide sodium, Salicylic acid, and Resorcinol.

What are the adverse effects of Retin-A?
Possible side effects from Retin-A use include skin sensitivity, redness, dryness, burning, itching, scaling, peeling, darkening, and chapping. If you experience more severe effects or an allergic reaction, get urgent medical help from a local doctor or hospital.