Generic Atralin Availability
ATRALIN (tretinoin - gel;topical)
Manufacturer: DOW PHARM
Approval date: July 26, 2007
Strength(s): 0.05% [RLD]
Has a generic version of Atralin been approved?
No. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Atralin available in the United States.
Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Atralin. These medications may be counterfeit and potentially unsafe. If you purchase medications online, be sure you are buying from a reputable and valid online pharmacy. Ask your health care provider for advice if you are unsure about the online purchase of any medication.
See also: About generic drugs.
Patents are granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at any time during a drug's development and may include a wide range of claims.
Moisturizing vehicle for topical application of vitamin A acid
Issued: September 23, 1997
Inventor(s): Milstein; Elliott A. & Milstein; Nathan
Assignee(s): Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences
A formulation containing tretinoin, a gelling agent, proteinaceous material, and water is provided for the uniform topical application of tretinoin. The water-based formulation is oil- and fat-free, alcohol-free, and rich in proteinaceous material. The formulation is stable over time and is comedogenic and less irritating and drying to the skin.Patent expiration dates:
- September 23, 2014✓
- September 23, 2014
- Atralin Consumer Information (Drugs.com)
- Atralin Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Atralin Topical Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex®)
- Tretinoin cream Consumer Information (Wolters Kluwer)
- Tretinoin emollient cream Consumer Information (Wolters Kluwer)
- Tretinoin gel Consumer Information (Wolters Kluwer)
- Tretinoin liquid Consumer Information (Wolters Kluwer)
- Retin-A Micro Microsphere Pump Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Tretinoin Emollient Topical Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Tretinoin topical Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Rejuva-A Topical Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex®)
- Retin-A Micro Topical Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex®)
- Vitamin A Acid Topical Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex®)
- Tretinoin Topical Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex®)
- Tretinoin topical AHFS DI Monographs (ASHP)
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