A-Ret – .025% (20gm) Gel
Tretinoin is a natural metabolite of retinol and belongs to a class of Retinoids. Tretinoin is a drug that is prescribed for treating acne. This medicine is prescribed for peeling off the affected skin areas and also for unclogging the pores. . Tretinoin is available in many other forms apart from capsules, like gel and cream form. This medication is used to minimize the signs and severity of the disease, Acne.
Understanding the drug:
How A-Ret Gel works?
Retin A is a very active exfoliator that accelerates the skin cycle. The retinoic acid improves the pigmentation by speeding up the elimination of melanin in the dermis. It also increase collagen levels in the skin cells and improve fine wrinkles. It does not, however, have an effect on deep converges formed on the skin and ice pick scars. This medicine all improves the overall quality of skin.
When should you avoid A-Ret Gel?
You should not take this drug if you:
- Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
- Are pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or planning to breast feed
- You have an abnormally high white blood cell (WBC) count
- Have liver disease
- Have diabetes or thyroid problems
- Have kidney problems
- Have severe bladder infection
- Have bleeding or blood clotting disorders
- Have stomach ulcers or ulcerative colitis
How much of A-Ret Gel to apply?
Tretinoin comes in topical liquid, cream or gel forms. Apply small amount of the topical product as per the doctor’s advice. Always take the drug dose as prescribed by the doctor only. Never change the dosage, start, or stop using the drug without doctor’s permission. Usually your acne will get worse for the first 7-8 days but do not discontinue the product. Regular usage of the product will improve the condition within 3-4 weeks and acne and the scars will diminish.