What is Retin-A used for?
Retin-A contains tretinoin (active ingredient). Such is a form of vitamin A
and it is used to treat acne issues as well as skin that is damaged by long-term overexposure to the
Is it guaranteed that generic Retin-a
will work for me?
It wasn't yet fully determined how tretinoin acts in treating photodamaged skin. However, it
was reported that it can increase the production of important proteins in the skin
(ex: collagen) and produce changes in the structure of the skin. It can also
increase the turnover of the skin cells, which will help natural exfoliation of the outer layers of skin.
Can anyone take Retin-A?
No! Pregnant women or women trying to get pregnant should not take this
medicine. Also, if you are currently breast-feeding, you should check
with your doctor before using Retin-A.
Is there any differences between original brand Retin-a and generic Retin-A?
Not really ! The only difference one can see is the price as generic Retin-a contains the same active
ingredient (Tretinoin) and is equivalent in all as brand
What are the instruction to
You should apply the cream at night within the affected areas of skin (one
time per day). Please allow 3-4 months of treatment in order to notice improvements in fine wrinkles, brown spots and roughness. It
can take up to 6 months before definite beneficial effects on the skin can be seen.