Retin A-A Ret-Tretinoin 0.025% Gel

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Retin A-A Ret-Tretinoin 0.025% Gel

Generic: Tretinoin 0.025%


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A Ret Gel .025% is used for the topical application for managing skin related issues such as acne vulgaris and sun burn like skin conditions due to excessive exposure to the sun. The active ingredient present in A-Ret Gel (Generic Tretinoin Cream) is tretinoin which is also known as retinoic acid or acidic form of Vitamin A. This topical gel is available in different strengths, 0.025% or 0.05% or 0.1%. This medication belongs to the family of retinoid compounds. It can also be used to treat other skin conditions with other medications.

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What is the active pharmaceutical ingredient of A Ret Gel .025%?

The topical gel A-Ret contains Tretinoin as the active pharmaceutical ingredient. In its different strengths of variants tretinoin is present as 0.1%, 0.05%, or 0.025%. 

What is the use of A Ret Gel (Generic Tretinoin Cream)?

A Ret Gel (Generic Tretinoin Cream) is a common indication for

  • acne vulgaris,
  • Photoaging,
  • Melasma and
  • keratosis pilaris
  • A Ret Gel (Tretinoin) is also used to improve the appearance and texture of the skin.

How A Ret Gel should be used?

  • A Ret Gel is preferred to be applied before bedtime.
  • Apply a thin layer of this gel on the affected area after cleaning the affected skin area where acne lesions appear.
  • Maintain hygiene practice and wash your hands before and after applying this medication.
  • This treatment may also be used for reducing wrinkle marks but be careful while using it around sensitive skin areas. Avoid applying the gel around the eyes, mouth, or on open cuts and damaged skin.
  • Use only a thin layer of gel on the affected skin.
  • Avoid using extra doses of the gel as it may make your skin sensitive and you may experience inflammation or burning sensation on the affected area. All this may cause unwanted darkening on the skin where you have used thick layer of the gel.
  • Always use the recommended quantity of the gel for the limited period of time as advised.

What is the drug class of A Ret Gel .025%?

A Ret Gel contains Tretinoin as active ingredient which is a derivative of vitamin A.

How A Ret Gel works?

Topical Tretinoin is the active content of A Ret gel which is effective to manage mild to moderate acne and sunburn like skin issues. Tretinoin causes the cells of the dermis to divide and die frequently as a result the turnover of cells is increased. Patients suffering with acne, the frequently developing new cells replace the existing pimples, and the quick turnover of skin cells lessens the possibilities of new pimples formation.

What should be done in case of missed dose?

You should use this topical gel regularly for getting optimum benefits. If you missed to apply the dose any day, you can apply it as soon as you remember it or simply skip the missed dose and return to your next schedule. Taking double dose to match up the treatment is not good for your overall recovery.

What should be done in case of overdose?

You should complete the treatment according to prescription without adjusting dosages. If anyone applies more than recommended quantity of gel, he/ she may experience burning sensation on the skin. In such condition contact your doctor for further advice.

What are the storage instructions for A Ret Gel?

  • Store A Ret Gel at room temperature and keep it safe from direct sunlight.
  • Keep all medications out of the reach of children and pets. 

What are the warnings and precautions associated with A Ret Gel?

  • This treatment should be used according to the prescription for the recommendation duration.
  • A Ret Gel can possibly make your skin vulnerable to sun rays which may make you prone to get sunburn and other adverse effects of the sun. To avoid these condition apply good quality of sun cream before going out in the sun. Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun and tanning tubs. Wearing protective cloths will also be helpful.
  • Use this medication with caution if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any kind of allergies.