Retino A Cream 0.05% (20 gm)
USA Brand Name
Retin A Cream
What is Retino A Cream 0.05% (20 gm)?
Retino A Cream 0.05% (20 gm) treats acne on the face, chest, or back. Additionally, it helps to soften rough face skin and eliminate fine wrinkles.
Tretinoin is the active element in the medication.
It is a prescription medicine that effectively treats skin problems and gives you glowing skin.
Cream Retino A 0.05% is used to treat acne.
It helps cure acne by unclogging pores and avoiding the formation of spots or pimples.
It typically takes weeks to have a visible impact, so continue using it even if it seems ineffective.
Occasionally, acne may worsen before it improves, but your skin will become clearer with time.
The earlier you begin using it, the lower your risk of scarring.
The cream also helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
How does Retino A Cream 0.05% (20 gm) work?
Retino A Cream 0.05% contains the active ingredient Tretinoin.
It modifies the cell turnover rate by replacing older skin cells with new ones.
Tretinoin also eliminates blackheads and other blemishes by unclogging pores, allowing the skin's natural oil-producing glands to function optimally and reducing blackheads.
Retino-A 0.5% Cream, is a type of Vitamin A. It aids in treating acne by decongesting pores and preventing the production of spots or pimples.
In addition, it nourishes acne-prone skin and maintains open pores.
How to use Retino A 0.05 (Tretinoin)?
Generally, use the cream every night by applying it to the targetted area.
Use it for the duration as directed by the doctor.
The dose and the duration of the medicine depend on the severity of the patient's condition.
The medicine also comes in lower and gel-like strengths like Retino A Cream 0.025% (20 gm), Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel, Retino A Mico 0.4% Gel, and Retino AC Gel 15 gm.
After cleansing and drying the infected region, apply a thin layer of the cream.
It should not be applied to injured or damaged skin, consumed, breathed, or sneezed.
It may take weeks for your symptoms to lessen, but consistent use is the best approach to obtain the most remarkable results.
If you forget a dose of the cream, apply it as soon as possible.
However, if it is the time of your next application, drop the missed dose of Retino A Cream 0.05% (20 gm).
Side effects of Tretinoin Cream Retino A
The cream is generally safe to use.
If used as prescribed, it eliminates the possibility of unwanted side effects.
Nevertheless, a few patients may experience the following:
- Red and blistered skin
- Swollen skin
- Trouble in breathing
- Swelling of face, mouth, lips, tongue, or throat
- Skin irritation
- Dry skin and itching
- Stinging and peeling
- Change in color of skin
Typically, normal substances interact with one another.
Medications can also interact and have negative effects.
To minimize such side effects, it is best to be candid with your doctor about your medical history and any medications you are presently taking.
- Medications to reduce bleeding (Aprotinin, Aminocaproic acid, Tranexamic acid)
- Water pills (Thiazides)
- Antibiotics (Erythromycin, Rifampicin, Tetracyclines, Fluoroquinolones, Sulfonamides)
- Anti-epileptic drug (Pentobarbital, Phenobarbital)
- Antifungal (Ketoconazole)
- Antipsychotics (Phenothiazines)
- Heart-related medicines (Diltiazem, Verapamil)
- Immunosuppressant (Ciclosporin)
- Drugs for stomach ulcers (Cimetidine)
Rarely, taking vitamin A with cod liver oil or halibut fish oil may raise the risk of vitamin A toxicity.
Inform your doctor if you have Eczema (itchy, swollen skin) or any other skin problem before using Retino A 0.05% Cream (20 gm).
Avoid the following while using Retino A 0.05 (20 gm):
- Exposure to sunlight or UV rays
- If the skin allergy/condition persists, contact your doctor
Note: The medicine should be kept out of the reach of children.
Store the cream in a cool and dry place.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Retino A Cream 0.05% safe to use?
Retino A Cream 0.05% is a safe medicine for treating acne, fine lines, and wrinkles.
However, you must consult a doctor before using the medicine to avoid the chances of uninvited side effects.
Also, do not go for laser treatments while using the cream.
Can I get pregnant while using Retino A Cream 0.05%?
Retinoids, in general, must be avoided if you are trying to conceive. However, please consult a doctor before using it to avoid any risks.