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Retino A 0.025% Cream 20gm
Retino A 0.025% Cream 20gm
Retino A 0.025% Cream 20gm

Retino A 0.025% Cream 20gm

By JOHNSON & JOHNSON
20g Ointment in Tube
195.50*
MRP 230.00
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Retino A 0.025 %W/W Description

Retino-A 0.025% cream contains tretinoin, a form of vitamin A as its active ingredient. Retino A is used for the topical treatment of acne. It belongs to the class of medicines called retinoids. Duri

ng the treatment with Retino-A 0.025% cream, it is recommended to avoid being exposed to sunlight for too long after applying for this medicine. You can use sunscreens with at least SPF 15 before going outdoors. Drink plenty of water and fluids to keep yourself hydrated, as it can make your skin dry. Use the Retino-A 0.025% cream exactly as instructed by the doctor. It may take a few weeks to improve the symptoms but you need to complete the entire course of the medicine. Do not stop the medicine suddenly, even if you feel better. Avoid excessive use of makeup, and other products on your skin when using this gel. Do not pop acne as it may lead to bacteria & pus spreading on the skin that can lead to the spread of acne and acne scar.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹195.50
You Save₹34.50 (15% on MRP)
ContainsTretinoin(0.025 %W/W)
UsesAcne
Side effectsDry skin, scaling or peeling of skin, burning sensation on skin
TherapyANTI-ACNE
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uses

Uses of Retino A 0.025 %W/W

Retino-A cream is used for the treatment of acne.
contraindications

Contraindications of Retino A 0.025 %W/W

If you are allergic to tretinoin or any of the ingredients of Retino-A 0.025 cream.
sideEffects

Side effects of Retino A 0.025 %W/W

  • Dry skin
  • Scaling or peeling of the skin
  • Burning sensation on the skin
  • Redness of the skin
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Retino A 0.025 %W/W

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Retino-A 0.025% cream during pregnancy?
A:
It is not recommended during pregnancy as there is limited information about the effects during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Retino-A 0.025% cream while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if the components of Retino-A 0.025% cream pass into the breastmilk and there are no establishments of its safety in breastfeeding women. Hence, it is not recommended to use if you are breastfeeding. Avoid applying Retino-A 0.025% cream around the breast area as this increases the risk of ingestion by the newborn.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Retino-A 0.025% cream?
A:
It is a topical preparation and it will not affect your driving ability or your ability to handle machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Retino-A 0.025% cream?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, you should avoid using alcohol as it can delay the body's response to infection.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You should avoid using it on inflamed or sunburned skin, due to the possibility of severe irritation.
  • You experience redness, dryness or severe irritation. The doctor may reduce the dose and frequency of application of Retino-A 0.025% cream or may also discontinue the treatment for some time.
  • You should avoid being exposed to direct sunlight, after applying this cream, to reduce the chances of photosensitization (which means skin damage due to UV or sunlight). Try to use a good sunscreen w...
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  • You have an allergy to fish proteins, as there are chances of developing severe itching or swollen red bumps on the skin.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Retino A 0.025 %W/W

How Does It Work?

Tretinoin is a metabolite of Vitamin A and is a keratolytic agent. It acts by clearing the skin pores that get clogged with dead skin cells, dust and oil. It also helps in inhibiting the development o...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Retino A 0.025 %W/W

  • Apply Retino-A 0.025% cream exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • It is for external use only.
  • Apply it on the healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Apply a thin layer of Retino-A 0.025% cream to the affected area.
  • You should wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
interactions

Interactions of Retino A 0.025 %W/W

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Retino-A 0.025% cream is to be used externally on the skin it is less likely to interact with other medicines.
  • However, you should tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are already using topical medicated soaps, shampoos, cleansers or products with a high concentration of alcohol, as it can increase the irritation with Retino-A 0.025% cream.
  • Caution is advised if you are also taking medicines that increase sensitivity to sunlight (photosensitizers) like thiazides (antihypertensives), tetracyclines, fluoroquinolones, sulfonamides (antibiot...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Retino A 0.025 %W/W

  • Store Retino-A 0.025% cream in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not use it if you notice that the pack is damaged or shows signs of tampering.
dosage

Dosage of Retino A 0.025 %W/W

Overdose

As Retino-A 0.025% cream is meant for external application, cases of an overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you...
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Missed a Dose

If you have skipped an application, apply it as soon as possible. Do not use it in an excess amount just to compensate for the skipped usage.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is acne?

A: Acne is a skin condition that develops due to the clogging of hair follicles. The skin pores get clogged with oil, dust or dead skin cells, which may lead to blackheads, whiteheads, red bumps on the skin or pus-filled pimples. It is most common in teenagers.

Q: What precautions should be taken while applying Retino-A 0.025% cream?

A: Avoid sun exposure and use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 15 while going out in the sun to avoid damage to the skin by radiations. You should wear protective clothing to cover the areas of skin where this medicine is applied when exposure cannot be avoided.

Q: What is the use of Retino-A 0.025% cream?

A: Retino-A 0.025% cream is used for the topical treatment of acne. It also helps in reducing fine wrinkles.

Q: My skin is getting dry after using Retino-A 0.025% cream. Can I use moisturizers during the treatment with Retino-A 0.025% cream?

A: Yes, you can use moisturizer creams to add moisture to your skin because Retino-A 0.025% cream can make your skin dry. Also, it is advised to have plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated.

Q: Does Retino-A 0.025% cream remove acne scars?

A: Retino-A 0.025% cream helps in removing scars as it contains tretinoin, which can reduce acne scars by increasing the cell turnover rate, thus increasing the cell growth in the affected area.

Q: What are the benefits of Retino A cream?

A: Retino A cream is used for the treatment of acne and also to reduce wrinkles on the face.

Q: What are the side effects of Retino A cream?

A: Dry skin, redness, scaling or peeling of the skin, burning sensation etc. are a few side effects of Retino A cream. These symptoms are usually mild and go away with time.

Q: Can I apply the Retino A 0.025 cream in an excess amount for fast healing?

A: No, if you use the Retino A 0.025 cream more often than recommended or on large areas of the body, it causes you to develop severe side effects or allergic reactions.

Q: Is Retino A a steroid?

A: No, Retino A is not a steroid. It contains a keratolytic medicine containing a metabolite of vitamin A.

Q: What to avoid when using Retino A?

A: While using Retino A, you should avoid being exposed to direct sunlight after applying this cream to reduce the chances of photosensitization (which means skin damage due to UV or sunlight). Try to use good sunscreen with at least SPF 15 and full clothes to avoid exposure.
Product Details
Brand
RETINO A
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2023
Last Updated on: 02 Apr 2022 | 04:50 PM (IST)
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