A-Ret Gel 0.025% is a topical preparation that is usually applied for the treatment of acne. Tretinoin is the main ingredient present in the A-Ret Gel 0.025%. It is also used for the treatment of fine wrinkles, dark spots, or rough skin on the face that occurs due to damaging rays of the sun. A-Ret Gel 0.025% belongs to a class of Retinoid drugs. It is a natural metabolite of retinol. The active constituent Tretinoin is available in many forms like capsules and cream. A-Ret Gel 0.025% works by increasing the pigmentation. It increases the elimination of melanin in the dermis to improve fine wrinkles. It also increases collagen levels in the skin cells.
What are the drug interactions with A-Ret Gel 0.025%?
Do not use; following medication along with A-Ret Gel as it can interact with each other to show drug interaction such as:
- Chlorothiazide, Hydrochlorothiazide
- Ciprofloxacin, Gemifloxacin, Levofloxacin
- Doxycycline, Fluphenazine
How to use A-Ret Gel 0.025%?
A-Ret Gel 0.025% should be used constantly two times in a day in morning and evening so as the acne scars heal faster. First of all, wash hands and the skin and affected area using a soap and water. You should dry your skin with a cotton cloth and wait for 10 to 15 minutes. To apply the medication use clean fingertips, a cotton swab applies an adequate amount of medicine to cover the area lightly.
What are the Contraindication of A-Ret Gel 0.025%?
- Do not use A-Ret Gel 0.025% if you have an abnormally high white blood cell (WBC) count, bleeding or blood clotting disorders, stomach ulcers or ulcerative colitis disease and diabetes or thyroid.
- Do not use if you have If you have liver and kidney diseases then do not use A-Ret Gel 0.025%.
What are the precautions of A-Ret Gel 0.025%?
- You should not use A-Ret Gel 0.025% to other parts of the body as it is topical preparation.
- You should not cover the affected area after using medication.
What are the side effects of A-Ret Gel 0.025%?
- Blister formation
- Crusting of the skin
- Stinging of the skin