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Tretin 0.05% Cream 30gm
Tretin 0.05% Cream 30gm
Tretin 0.05% Cream 30gm
Tretin 0.05% Cream 30gm
Tretin 0.05% Cream 30gm

Tretin 0.05% Cream 30gm

30g Cream in Tube
MRP 225.00
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Tretin 0.05 %W/W Description

Tretin Cream contains tretinoin as its active ingredient. It is used for the topical treatment of acne. It belongs to the class of medicines called retinoids. During the treatment with Tretin Cream i

t is recommended to avoid being exposed to sunlight for too long after applying 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 Tretin Cream exactly as instructed by the doctor. Also, it is advised not to use it for a prolonged duration unless it is prescribed by your dermatologist.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹193.50
You Save₹31.50 (14% on MRP)
ContainsTretinoin(0.05 %W/W)
Side effectsDry skin, scaling or peeling of skin, burning sensation on skin
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Uses of Tretin 0.05 %W/W

Tretin Cream is indicated for the treatment of acne.

Contraindications of Tretin 0.05 %W/W

If you are allergic totretinoin or any of the ingredients of Tretin Cream.

Side effects of Tretin 0.05 %W/W

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

Precautions and Warnings of Tretin 0.05 %W/W



Can I use Tretin Cream during pregnancy?
It is not recommended during pregnancy as there is limited information about the effects during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Tretin Cream while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if the components of Tretin 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 Tretin Cream around the breast area as this increases the risk of ingestion by the newborn.


Can I drive if I have applied Tretin Cream?
It is a topical preparation and it will not affect your driving ability or your ability to handle machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with Tretin Cream?
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.

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 Tretin 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.

Mode of Action of Tretin 0.05 %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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Directions for Use of Tretin 0.05 %W/W

  • Apply Tretin 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 Tretin 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 of Tretin 0.05 %W/W

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Tretin 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 Tretin 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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Storage and disposal of Tretin 0.05 %W/W

  • Store Tretin 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 of Tretin 0.05 %W/W


As Tretin 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 have ove...
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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.

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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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 Tretin 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: Can I use Tretin Cream during pregnancy?

A: No, it is strictly advised not to use it during pregnancy. You should consult a doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy before using it. Refrain from self-medication.

Q: What is the use of Tretin Cream?

A: It is used for the topical treatment of acne. It also helps in reducing fine wrinkles.

Q: My skin is getting dry after using Tretin Cream. Can I use moisturizers during the treatment with Tretin Cream?

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

Q: When should I not use Tretin Cream?

  • If you are pregnant or planning for a baby.
  • If you have sunburned skin.
  • If you are sensitive to light.
  • If you are already using medicated topical soaps, shampoo, cleansers, astringents or products with a high concentration of alcohol.
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Last Updated on: 14 Dec 2022 | 08:00 AM (IST)

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