Adult Dosing .
Dosage forms: 0.025,0.0375,0.05,0.075,0.1% crm
- [apply qhs]
Peds Dosing .
- Dosage forms: 0.025,0.0375,0.05,0.075,0.1% crm
- [>12 yo]
- Dose: apply qhs
- hypersens. to drug/class/compon.
- caution if hypersens. to fish
- caution if sunburn
- caution if photosensitivity
- caution if eczema
- caution if concurrent skin irritants or drying agents
Drug Interactions .
- skin irritant/drying agent
- benzoyl peroxide topical
- sulfur topical
- tazarotene topical
- adapalene topical
- methoxsalen topical
Adverse Reactions .
- skin rxn, severe
Lactation: Safety Unknown
no routine tests recommended
Look/Sound-Alike Drug Names
tretinoin confused with: Tenormin; triamcinolone acetonide
Metabolism: unknown; CYP450: unknown
Excretion: unknown; Half-life: unknown
Subclass: Acne, Topical
Mechanism of Action
exact mechanism of action unknown; binds to retinoic acid receptors, stimulating epithelial cell turnover (retinoid)
Manufacturer: Onset Dermatologics, LLC
Approximate Retail Price
- 0.038 % (1 tube of crm, 35g): $257.90
- 0.025 % (1 kit, 35g crm): $253.99
- 0.05 % (1 kit, 35g crm): $283.99
- 0.1 % (1 kit, 35g gel): $237.99
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