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Displaying 11 questions associated with Tretinoin.

Is tazarotene better than tretinoin?

How do I know if Tretinoin is working for me?

I began using Tretinoin .025% cream approximately 10 weeks ago when it was prescribed to me by my dermatologist. So far, my skin is continuing to get worse, which is extremely frustrating. Should I continue the use of it? I've heard that by the end of the third month of using this product,... read more

Does tretinoin cream make you break out before it clears? and does it take the redness away?

I have been using tretinoin cream for one week. I have noticed that i am breaking out. I know that most topical meds will have to make your face worse before it gets better. I was wondering if the same goes for tretinoin cream 0.025 because i broke out. I also have these red marks all around my... read more

Can Retinol affect my sleep?

My doctor prescribed Retinol (Tretinoin) but I have noticed that when I use it I cannot fall to sleep. I would like to keep using it, what can I do?

How bad will my acne get on accutane if I already been taking doxycycline ?

Ive recently been prescribed 20mg accutane. I've had Acne on my face, back, chest & shoulders since I was 13. I'm nearly 18 now. I've been taking doxycycline & tretinoin gel for the past couple months and I've been looking a lot better lately. I've already went... read more

Tretinoin - Retin-A has just been given to my 11 year old daughter, are there any risks that I?

... should be concerned about as far as her development is concerned? Should I worry about her female organs or any other part of her system?

Tretinoin - can I wear makeup while on this product?

I just started the medicine i wear make up... i dont have a choice i have to look presentable any recomendations on a good cover up while on the medicine (liquid,powder, perhaps a spacific brand and i have stinging when i apply and my face is peeling like crazy but i just started

Tretinoin - What is the difference between Retin-A and Stevia-A?

I’m using Stevia-A 0.05% every night for the past month(first time user) with no side effects(peeling, redness, dryness,etc) I’m just wondering if it is doing anything for my skin if I’m not experiencing any of these conditions(symptoms)? Should I try Retin-A instead?

Topical tretinoin - elevated cholesterol?

Does topical tretinoin have any cardiac/cholesterol side effects? I believe oral tretinoin does but I cannot find anything on the topical form indicating it does. Thanks!

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Tretinoin Patient information at Drugs.com