Retin-A Generic

Generic Name: Tretinoin topical

Brand Names: Altinac, Atralin, Avita, Renova, Retin-A

Strengths: Retina-A 15g, 20g, 45g

where to buy Retin-A online?


The Retin-A is a vitamin-A cream which helps to renew the skin. The doctor usually advises the patients to order Retin-A to treat acne. The doctors might prescribe to Buy Retin-A Online for other medical purposes too.

How to use Retin-A?

Do not order Retin-A online more than what is prescribed to you. Do not use it in a very large amount. Do not take it orally. It is a topical cream. Do not apply it over damaged skin or wound. Wash your skin with a mild soap and wait for 20 minutes after drying it. The skin should be completely dry to avoid any irritation. After applying, do not wash the area for at least an hour. Wash the hands with soap, after using the medicine. Do not apply it on other areas of the skin, lips, eyes or any mucous membrane.

While using the medicine, try to avoid heavy exposure to sunlight or other UV rays like tanning bed and others. It would take a few weeks to start the reaction. If there is no improvement or if the acne gets worse even after 8 weeks, do not use the medicine and seek medical help. The acne might get worse in the initial stage, before it starts to heal.

Retin-A and smoking

The Retin-A is highly flammable. Thus, do not use it near open flame or high heat. It would cause heat burns. Do not smoke when you have applied the gel on your skin and has not completely dried. Do not use tanning beds or other source of UV. The medicine would make your skin very sensitive and may cause sunburn. Use sunscreen, when you are outdoors.

Retin-A and pregnancy

The reaction of the medicine on the unborn child is not known. Thus, you should not purchase Retin-A online if you are pregnant, without consulting the doctor. If you find out that you are pregnant during the medication, stop the medicine and consult a doctor. You should also buy Retin-A after consulting the doctor, if you are a nursing mother. The chances of Retin-A passing into the breast milk and the effect of the medicine on the child are not known.

What to avoid?

Do not use harsh soap, shampoo or other chemicals like hair dyes on the affected area. Do not use any product with alcohol, lime, spice or astringent on the area that is treated by Retin-A. Avoid using topical medicines on the affected area, unless the doctor tells you to do so.

Side effects

If you are allergic to the gel, you would experience hives, swelling of the throat, tongue, face and lips or difficulty in breathing. Stop using the medicine immediately and get medical help. The severe side effects include,

  • Severe burning or irritation
  • Severe redness
  • Swelling
  • Peeling
  • Blistering

The mild side effects include

  • Mild warmth or irritation
  • Change in the color of the affected area

Drug interaction

Do not use any skin product which has salicylic acid, sulfur, benzoyl peroxide or alcohol. It would cause severe irritation when used with this gel. The medicines that you take orally or in the form of an injection would not affect the working of the topical gel. To be sure, before you get Retin-A online, talk to the doctor about all the medicines you consume to know whether it is safe to use the gel with the medicines, you are consuming. You should also tell about the vitamin pills or herbal products, you are consuming.

Though the gel is rich in vitamin A, it should not be used as a supplement for the vitamin or taken orally. If consumed by children or pets, get emergency medical help, immediately. Store it away from heat, light, and moisture. Do not keep it in the bathroom cabinet.


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