What is TRETIN?
TRETIN contains Tretinoin which belongs to a group of medicines called ‘retinoids’
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:
- are allergic to any of the ingredients in TRETIN
- are sunburned or your skin is irritated
- are highly sensitive to sunlight
- If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
TRETIN is usually applied to the face once a day in the evening, following steps listed below:
- Gently wash your face with a mild soap
- Pat the skin dry and wait 20-30 minutes before applying TRETIN
- Take a small amount of this medicine (the size of a pearl about ¼ inch or 5mm diameter) on your fingertip and apply to your face
- This should be enough to cover your affected area lightly
- Be careful when applying TRETIN to avoid your eyes, ears, nostrils, angles of the nose and mouth
If you use more of TRETIN
- Using too much of this medicine may increase discomfort and skin redness and peeling
If you stop using TRETIN
- Consult with your doctor before stop taking this medicine
Like all medicine, this medicine can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.
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