tretinoin

Adult
Uses
  • acne vulgaris
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • hypersensitivity to tretinoin or other retinoids
Drug interactions
  • medicated or abrasive soaps and cleansers, products with strong drying effect, products with high concentrations of alcohol, astringents, spices, or lime
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • dry skin
  • peeling/scaling/flaking skin
  • skin burning sensation
  • erythema
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
apply once daily to affected skin areas; use thin layer to cover the entire affected area
Source of Suggestion
Commonly prescribed medication (Added on March, 2016)