Tretin 0.025 Percent Cream 30gm

Tretin 0.025 Percent Cream 30gm

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: HEGDE & HEGDE PHARMACEUTICA LLP

Rs. 195

Inclusive of all taxes

Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm belongs to the class of drugs known as retinoids (synthetic or man-made vitamin A). Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm is primarily used to treat acne (pimples) and sun-damaged skin. Acne is a skin condition that is common and occurs when hair follicles are blocked with dead skin cells and oil.

Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm contains tretinoin, also known as retinoic acid (a form of vitamin A) that loosens and unblocks pores on the skin’s surface by reducing the oil secretion in the skin. This prevents the formation of pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads.

Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm is for external use only. Your doctor will advise you on how often you use Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm based on your medical condition. Avoid contact of Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm with nose, mouth, eyes, ears, or vagina. In case Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. Some people may experience dry skin, peeling, redness, burning, itching, or stinging sensation of the skin. Most of these side effects of Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant, nursing mother, or planning for pregnancy, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm. Avoid sun exposure while using Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm as it may make the skin more sensitive to sunlight and cause sunburn. Wear protective clothing and use a sunscreen lotion (SPF) while going out to protect your skin from sunburn. Do not apply Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm in large amounts than prescribed as it does not give quick or better results but causes peeling, marked redness, or skin discomfort. Patients with a history of depression, eczema, history of skin cancer, and fish allergies should use Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm with caution.

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Uses of Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm

Acne, Wrinkles

Key Benefits

Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm is a form of vitamin A (retinoid) that loosen and unblock pores on the skin’s surface by reducing the oil secretion in the skin. This prevents the formation of pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads.

 

Directions for Use

Wash your hands before and after applying Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm. Before using it, try to clean and dry the affected skin area. Applying Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm to wet skin may cause skin irritation, so try not to wash the treated area. Also do not apply other skin products for at least 1 hour after applying Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm. Wash the face with mild soap and pat the skin dry. Take a small pearl-sized amount of Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm on the fingertip and apply on the clean and dry affected area once a day in the evening. Avoid contact of Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm with nose, mouth, eyes, ears or vagina. In case Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm

  • Dry skin
  • Peeling
  • Skin redness
  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Stinging sensation

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to tretinoin or any other medicines, please inform your doctor. If skin irritation, redness, burning, or stinging sensation worsens at the site of application, stop using Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm and consult a doctor. If you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy, or are a nursing mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm. Avoid sun exposure, use a sunscreen lotion and wear protective clothing while going out in the sun as Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm may make the skin more sensitive to the sun. Do not apply Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm in large amounts than prescribed as it does not give quick or better results but causes peeling, marked redness, or skin discomfort. Use Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm with caution when used together with medicated or abrasive soaps, cleansers, shampoos, astringents, products with high concentrations of alcohol, electrolysis, hair depilatories, or waxes or topical medications as they may increase skin irritation.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm may interact with vitamin A-related drugs known as retinoids (isotretinoin), photosensitizing agents (aminolevulinic acid, methoxsalen, porfirmer, verteporfin), sensitizer (methyl aminolevulinate), keratolytic agents (benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, sulfur), antiseptic (resorcinol).

Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have eczema (itchy, swelling of the skin) or any other skin condition, inform your doctor before taking Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • ISOTRETINOIN
  • AMINOLEVULINIC ACID
  • METHOXSALEN
  • PORFIRMER
  • VERTEPORFIN
  • METHYL AMINOLEVULINATE
  • BENZOYL PEROXIDE
  • SALICYCLIC ACID
  • SULFUR
  • RESORCINOL

Safety Advice

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    ALCOHOL

    CAUTION

    Interaction of alcohol with Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol while using Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm.

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    PREGNANCY

    UNSAFE

    Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm is Category C pregnancy drug and is considered unsafe for pregnant women. Therefore, if you are pregnant, inform your doctor before using Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm.

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    BREAST FEEDING

    CAUTION

    It is unknown whether Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm is excreted in human milk. Please consult a doctor before using Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm while breastfeeding.

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    DRIVING

    SAFE IF PRESCRIBED

    Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

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    LIVER

    CAUTION

    If you have any concerns regarding the use of Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm in patients with liver problems, please consult a doctor.

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    KIDNEY

    CAUTION

    If you have any concerns regarding the use of Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm in patients with kidney problems, please consult a doctor.

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    CHILDREN

    UNSAFE

    Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm is not recommended for children below 18 years as the safety and effectiveness were not established.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Avoid sun exposure while using Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm as it may make the skin more sensitive to sunlight and cause sunburn. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen while going out to protect your skin from sunburn.
  • Regular exercise can improve your mood and self-esteem though it doesn’t clear acne. Take a shower immediately after finishing exercise as sweat may irritate acne.
  • Do regular hair wash and avoid hair falling across the face.
  • Use water-based cosmetic products and remove the make-up completely before going to bed.

Special Advise

  • ​​​​​​Do not apply Tretin 0.025% Cream 30 gm in large amounts than prescribed as it does not give quick or better results but causes peeling, marked redness or skin discomfort.
  • Do not squeeze spots or try to clean blackheads as it may worsen them and cause permanent scarring.

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