Can I undergo cosmetic procedures while taking A-Ret 0.1% Gel?
Your doctor will decide whether you can continue taking or stop taking A-Ret 0.1% Gel before cosmetic procedures. However, it is advised to not undergo hair removal or laser treatments while using A-Ret 0.1% Gel. Please inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking before starting the treatment with this medicine. Also, consult the doctor before starting any cosmetic procedure.
Is it safe to use A-Ret 0.1% Gel?
Yes, A-Ret 0.1% Gel is safe to use when taken as advised by your doctor. However, like all medicines, even this medicine has some side effects, but it is not necessary that anyone who is taking these medicines might get these side effects. Please talk to your doctor if you get any unpleasant effects while taking this medicine.
How long am I supposed to use A-Ret 0.1% Gel?
Your doctor will decide the duration of your treatment depending on the severity of your disease and the results of your lab tests. Usually, the treatment with A-Ret 0.1% Gel takes around 4-5 months.
I am taking A-Ret 0.1% Gel. What should I do if I am planning to become pregnant?
It is important to consult your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant while taking A-Ret 0.1% Gel. Ideally, pregnancy is not advised because this medicine can harm your baby. However, if you do get pregnant during the treatment with A-Ret 0.1% Gel, consult your doctor.
Why does A-Ret 0.1% Gel cause dry skin, dry lips and dry nose? How to manage these?
One of the most common side effects of A-Ret 0.1% Gel includes dryness of skin, nose and lips. A-Ret 0.1% Gel reduces the secretion of oil which results in skin dryness. Dryness due to A-Ret 0.1% Gel can be managed by applying moisturizers or lubricants like Vaseline. You can also apply lip balm to relieve cracked and dry lips. Drink enough water to keep our body hydrated.
Is it OK to use A-Ret Gel 0.1% every night?
It's okay to use A-Ret Gel 0.1% every night, but, especially at first, you may not want to because side effects can be intense. To avoid extreme skin irritation, redness, and other side effects, it's important to only use A-Ret Gel 0.1% as prescribed.
How long do you have to use A-Ret Gel 0.1%to see results?
It's also important to know that you have to use A-Ret Gel 0.1% consistently to see real improvement. If you're using topical A-Ret Gel 0.1% to reduce fine wrinkles, discoloration, age spots, and/or rough feeling skin, it can take 3–4 months or up to six months before you see results.
Does A-Ret Gel 0.1% tighten skin?
A-Ret Gel 0.1% (Tretinoin) Works Best as a Long-Term Treatment. Long-term studies of A-Ret Gel 0.1% (tretinoin) tend to show the most dramatic results, with people experiencing significant reductions in the appearance of fine wrinkling, coarse wrinkling, skin laxity and other signs of photo aging.
Is A-Ret Gel 0.1% stronger than retinol?
Retin-A is a synthetic form of vitamin A. A-Ret Gel 0.1% is retinoic acid. Because you don't have to wait for the skin to convert it (to retinoic acid), Retin-A works faster and is more powerful than retinol products.
Can you put A-Ret Gel 0.1% under eyes?
Do not use this medicine in or around the eyes or lips, or inside of the nose. Spread the medicine away from these areas when applying. If it accidentally gets on these areas, wash with water at once. Before applying A-Ret Gel 0.1%, wash the skin with a mild soap or cleanser and warm water by using the tips of your fingers.
Can I use A-Ret Gel 0.1% on my body?
When you use topical A-Ret Gel 0.1%, your body replaces its old skin cells at a faster speed, exfoliating away the old cells in the process. This is one of the biggest reasons A-Ret Gel 0.1% side effects are sometimes intense during the first few weeks of treatment.