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Mequinol / tretinoin topical Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with mequinol / tretinoin topical:


Retinoid/Retinoid-Like Topical (Includes Mequinol/tretinoin topical) ↔ Eczema

Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility

Applies to: Eczema

Topical retinoids may cause severe irritation on eczematous skin. Therapy with topical retinoids should be avoided on abraded or eczematous skin.


  1. "Product Information. Differin (adapalene topical)." Galderma Laboratories Inc, Fort Worth, TX.
  2. "Product Information. Tazorac (tazarotene topical)." Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA.
  3. "Product Information. Retin-A (tretinoin)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.

Retinoid/Retinoid-Like Topical (Includes Mequinol/tretinoin topical) ↔ Sunburn

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility

Applies to: Sunburn

Retinoid-like products can cause extreme irritation when applied to sunburned skin. Patients with sunburn should be cautioned not to use retinoid-like acne products until fully recovered, and to avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight (including sunlamps) and use sunscreen/protective clothing during treatment with these products.


  1. "Product Information. Differin (adapalene topical)." Galderma Laboratories Inc, Fort Worth, TX.
  2. Rosenbluth M "Adverse reaction to retin-A." J Am Dent Assoc 119 (1989): 346
  3. "Product Information. Tazorac (tazarotene topical)." Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA.
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mequinol / tretinoin topical drug Interactions

There are 33 drug interactions with mequinol / tretinoin topical

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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