- When using this medication, you are at risk of getting sunburned or photodamaged. Stay out of the sun as much as possible.
- Tanning booths and sunlamps should be avoided at all costs. High winds or cold temperatures may also irritate the skin. You should use sunscreen and proper clothing when spending time in the sun.
- Likewise, you should tell your doctor or caregiver immediately if you experience skin blisters or sunburn occurs. Let your skin be the baby’s burned, and then use Retin-A.
- While you are using this product, avoid electro-logy, waxing, and depilatory chemicals for hair removal.
- In case you have used products that contain resorcinol or salicylic acid, apply Sulphur emulsion or salicylic acid with caution. Before applying such products, wait until they have diminished (time has elapsed).
- Medication should not be applied on an uncovered area, and the open area should be left uncovered until the doctor instructs otherwise.
- Only use a small amount of it because it won’t have an effect and may make the skin condition worse
- Tell your doctor or dentist before having surgery about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
- When it is clear that the medication is needed, use it during pregnancy. Before talking to your doctor, be aware of the potential benefits and risks.
Before using tretinoin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to vitamin A-related drugs (other retinoids such as isotretinoin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as fish proteins), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. During the first few weeks of using tretinoin, your acne might appear worse because the medication is working on pimples forming inside the skin. It may take up to 8-12 weeks to notice results from this medication. This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Weather extremes such as wind or cold may also be irritating to the skin. Use sunscreen daily and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Tell your doctor right away if you get sunburned or have skin blisters/redness. Wait until your skin has completely recovered from a sunburn before using tretinoin. This drug may pose risks to your pregnancy, therefore please do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor first. Ask your dermatologist before using it.