What is Retino A cream used for?
Retino-A 0.025% Cream is a form of vitamin A that is used to treat acne which appears as spots or pimples on your face, chest, or back. It also helps to smooth rough facial skin and to reduce fine wrinkles on the skin
Is Retino A the same as Retin-A?
Although they work in similar ways, retinol is not the same as Retin-A. Some may call retinol an over-the-counter version of Retin-A, but they aren't interchangeable. Technically, retinol and Retin-A do the same thing.
Can Retino A be used on face?
The bottom line. Tretinoin is a very commonly prescribed topical medication used to treat a severe type of acne called cystic acne. In addition to acne, some doctors use it to reduce fine wrinkles on the face, as well as skin darkening and roughness. Tretinoin is generally safe but should not be used by some people.
Does retino whiten skin?
However, retino does remove dead skin cells revealing a more even complexion. So retinol won't lighten your skin, but retinol will help even/blend out any hyperpigmentation. If hyperpigmentation is a top concern for you, we recommend trying a product with arbutin, azelaic acid, AHAs (i.e. glycolic acid) or vitamin C.
Can Retino A damage the skin?
While retinoids—including Retino-A are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this doesn't mean they are free from side effects. People who use retinols commonly experience dry and irritated skin, especially after using a new product. Other side effects may include redness, itchiness, and peeling skin.
Does Retino A make you age faster?
No, it's not. It's just an adjustment process. For the record, no study proved that there's been any skin damage or signs of 'faster aging' caused solely by retinol.
How Retino A changed my skin?
RetinoA (the umbrella term for all vitamin-A derivatives, like Retino A) sink into your skin and trigger faster cell turnover and collagen production, creating newer, smoother, skin. And all of that means pores stay clear, breakouts diminish, fine lines soften, and acne scars fade.
How long should you take Retino-A?
You should continue to use your Retino-A cream 0.05% for the full course of treatment as directed by your doctor. You should see improvement within 2 to 3 weeks, but it may take more than 6 weeks before you see definite beneficial effects.
Missed dose of Retino-A?
If you miss a dose of Retino-A cream 0.05%, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is time to apply the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.
How should Retino-A be stored?
You should store your Retino-A cream 0.05% at temperatures below 25°C.