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Retino A Cream .05% - 20gm

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Retino – A cream

Tretinoin is a vitamin A derivative and is one of the most preferred topical drugs in the treatment of mild to moderate acne. It belongs to the class of Retinoids. This drug increases the turnover rate of cells that helps in preventing new pimples. Tretinoin got FDA approval in 1971. This drug minimizes the signs and severity of the disease, Acne.

The ailment it is used for:

Tretinoin is used in the below listed conditions:

  • Mild to moderate acne
  • Damaged skin areas due to excessive sun exposure

 Understanding the drug Tretinoin:

How it works?

Tretinoin is a very active exfoliator that accelerates the skin cycle. Tretinoin 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 it?

You should not take Tretinoin if you:                                                

  • You have allergic to Tretinoin
  • Have kidney problems
  • Have urinary problems
  • Have stomach related problems
  • You have an abnormally high white blood cell (wbc) count
  • You are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
  • Are breast-feeding mother

How much to apply?

Always take the medicine as per prescription. Apply the medicine in an apt amount as excess application can increase the side effects. Always use the medicine for the prescribed amount of time only.

What are the strengths available?

Tretinoin is available in below mentioned preparations on our website:

  • Retino -A cream 0.05% (20 gm)
  • Retino - A cream 0.25% (20 gm)

Who is the manufacturer?

Retino - A cream is manufactured by a well known pharmaceutical company, Johnsons and Johnsons private limited. It is available on our websites in the multiple packs.

How to apply?

Always use the medicine as prescribed by the doctor.

  • Wash your hands and face before applying the cream so as to make them clean and hygienic
  • Dry the skin using a soft towel and apply a thin film over the affected area
  • Gently rub it into the skin well
  • Avoid applying it to the normal skin
  • Wash your hands once you finish handling the medication
  • Do not apply near the eyes, mouth, and other mucous membranes
  • Do not use large amounts of this medication or apply it more often than directed

When to apply?

Apply Tretinoin cream at the same time every day as this will become a habit and will be less forgotten by the patient. Take your doctor’s advice about the time of application if there is any confusion about the dosage time.

For how long it should be used?

It is advised to use the drug as long as recommended by the doctor even in the case you find yourself well. Do not stop the drug without consulting a doctor.

What if you use too much (overdose)?

In case of overdose, talk to your doctor immediately. The commonly observed symptoms are listed below:

  • Diarrhea
  • Redness and peeling of skin
  • Flushing
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain

What if you miss the dose?

In case you forget to use the medication, use it as soon as you remember, as long as it is at least 12 hours before your next dose. Do not double up the dose to catch up the missed dose.

What are the side effects?

Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any unusual effects. One may or may not experience them. Following are the listed side effects:

  • Redness
  • Increased sensitivity of skin
  • Irritation and stinging at the site of application
  • Peeling
  • Warmth sensation
  • Severe allergic reaction like rashes, hives, breathing difficulties and dizziness

Are there any possible drug interactions?

Some drugs affect the working of other drugs and thus reduce the efficacy. Your Doctor will ask for your complete health status and medicines you are taking prescription or non prescription drugs. He will give you a complete list of the drugs that may interfere in the working of the Tretinoin. Below are the listed drugs that may interact with Tretinoin and can affect its tolerability and potency of the drug:

  • Resorcinol, salicylic acid and hydroxyl acid containing products like creams, soaps and shaving creams
  • Ciprofloxacin, tetracycline and chlorpromazine
  • Benzoyl peroxide containing products
  • Ketoconazole
  • Aprotinin
  • Aminocaproic acid
  • Antifibrinolytic drugs

What are the things to be taken care of?

  • Take the drug at the regular time intervals
  • Tretinoin is not recommended in children younger than1 years of age
  • Do not share your medicine with any other person even if you feel that the symptoms are same
  • Keep taking the drug even if you feel well, stop after doctor’s recommendations only
  • Don’t apply cream to skin that is sunburned.


Average Rating 4.17 Based on 24 ratings

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Customer Reviews

Review by Yasmeen
Cheapest price (Posted on 5/24/17) I love my new tretinoin creme... it works as well as the high priced products but so much cheaper!
Review by Kesha
seems to be working (Posted on 5/23/17) It seems to be working but it was highly recommended by a friend I trust.
Review by Morena
reason for my youthful skin (Posted on 5/21/17) Love this stuff. I'm 36 and always had really youthful looking skin
Review by Martha
works like a charm (Posted on 5/12/17) Wow!!! I have used many prescription Tretinoin products over the years. It works as well for me.
Review by Patricia
Its ok (Posted on 5/6/17) Most can't use daily when starting out, but your skin's tolerance develops over time.
Review by Katrina
Awesome cream (Posted on 5/3/17) Awesome cream. Hydrate very well. Since I have a very sensitive skin, I only put it at night. Awesome customer service.
Review by Kendra
Great skin forever (Posted on 4/30/17) Good product at a good price. notice skin difference after two weeks
Review by Alexa
continue to purchase (Posted on 4/16/17) I'm optimistic and will continue to purchase both products to see if my skin continues to improve.
Review by Hazel
Value for money (Posted on 4/8/17) Becoz of high quality you definitely get what you pay for with this.
Review by Peter
absolutely love these products (Posted on 4/1/17) I absolutely love these products. I notice a great difference in my skin.
Review by Welma
done absolutely nothing (Posted on 3/31/17) This product has done absolutely nothing for me. I do not think it is legit
Review by Hannah
cream is great (Posted on 3/27/17) This cream is great and perfect if you start using retinol. It really work !!
Review by Gima
Great company (Posted on 3/27/17) A Pleasure To Do Business With from start to finish
Review by Sally
Met my expectation (Posted on 3/26/17) Met my expectation and more.
Review by Bob
looks too young (Posted on 3/21/17) Makes me look too young and just stay 20 looking forever lol
Review by Emma
Good communication (Posted on 3/21/17) Good communication. Quicker delivery then expected. Happy with products, thank you.
Review by Joyce
Good experience! (Posted on 3/13/17) I didn't want to leave feedback until I used it for a couple weeks. I have now been using it for 2+ weeks and I have to say that it's as good if not better than some of the other big name creams that I have tried.
Review by Kesha
fine for me (Posted on 3/13/17) It works just fine for me. Not too strong. Keeps my skin clear.
Review by Iris
smoother and brighter! (Posted on 3/12/17) Seem to be helping. My skin seems smoother and brighter!
Review by Stephenie
AAA+ (Posted on 3/12/17) Ordering was simple and their shipping was fast and they provided a tracking number AAA+
Review by Patrick
Very good service (Posted on 2/19/17) Very good service and price, it shipped fast. Wish you had the other two prescriptions I needed.
Review by Anisa
I will reorder (Posted on 2/6/17) Terrific product. I will reorder.
Review by Alicia
More confident (Posted on 2/5/17) I now have the confidence to go makeup free out in broad daylight! That is huuuuge for me.
Review by Yulia
Helped a lot (Posted on 2/5/17) Does not dry out my face. So far not noticing any difference in my skin but I'm hoping that changes soon.