A Ret 0.025% Gel (Tretinoin 0.025%)

A Ret 0.025% Gel is a form of vitamin A. It is used for the treatment of acne, a common skin condition that occurs when the pores of your skin become clogged causing blackheads, whiteheads, or pimples. It also reduces the wrinkles on your face. It works by reducing oil production in the skin and replenishing acne-prone skin.

A Ret0.025% Gel rarely shows side effects. However, in some cases, it may cause peeling of the skin, burning sensation, irritation, itching, or redness at the site of application. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects do not resolve with time or worsen.

A Ret0.025% Gel should be used as prescribed by your doctor. Clean and dry the acne-prone skin area and apply a thin layer of this medicine. Use this medicine at night for better results. Wash your hands before and after applying this medicine. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose, mouth, or broken skin. Rinse thoroughly with water in case of accidental contact.

A Ret 0.025% Gel should be avoided if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have any other skin conditions, or using any other topical medicines. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for A Ret 0.025% Gel

Skin irritation

Burning sensation of skin

Redness of skin

Peeling of skin

Photosensitivity of skin

Uses of A Ret 0.025% Gel

What is it prescribed for?

Acne

Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells causing blackheads, whiteheads, or pimples. A Ret0.025% Gel is used to prevent and treat acne. It also reduces the occurrence of new acne breakouts and promotes the healing of the skin.

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When not to use?

Allergy

Avoid using A Ret 0.025% Gel if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as a skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of your face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.

Warnings

Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

A Ret 0.025% Gel is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

A Ret 0.025% Gel is not recommended for use while breastfeeding unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with your doctor before using this medicine.

General warnings

Exposure to sun

Avoid or minimize the exposure to sunlight while you are using A Ret 0.025% Gel as it may increase the risk of sunburn. Take appropriate precautionary measures while stepping out into sunlight during treatment with this medicine.

Other skin products

A Ret 0.025% Gel may interact with other skincare or medicinal products. Hence, consult your doctor if you are using any other topical medicines before starting the treatment with A Ret 0.025% Gel.

Use on skin

A Ret 0.025% Gel is recommended for use on the skin only. Avoid getting it in your eyes, nose, or mouth.

Dosage

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose of A Ret 0.025% Gel as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

An overdose of A Ret 0.025% Gel is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.

Interactions

All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.

Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Interaction with Medicine

Benzoyl Peroxide (Topical)

Salicylic Acid

Disease interactions

Eczema

Eczema is a skin condition characterised by thick, dry and itchy skin. A Ret 0.025% Gel should be avoided if you have eczematous skin as it may cause skin irritation.

Sunburn

Sunburn occurs after too much exposure to UV rays from the sun. It is characterised by red and painful skin that feels hot to the touch. If you have sunburn, the use of A Ret 0.025% Gel may cause extreme irritation.

Food interactions

Information not available.

Lab interactions

Information not available.

This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.

General Instructions

Apply A Ret 0.025% Gel to the affected area as instructed by your doctor. Avoid using more or less than the prescribed dose. Use this medicine for the recommended duration to get maximum benefits.

Avoid using any other topical medicine on the same area within one hour before or after using A Ret 0.025% Gel.

This medicine may cause a stinging sensation or a feeling of warmth when you first start using it. Inform your doctor if these symptoms persist.

Avoid exposure to sunlight while using this medicine as it makes your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Use protective measures such as sunscreen or protective clothing before going out in the sun.

Avoid face waxing and laser treatment while using this medicine as it may make your skin more fragile.