RETINO A 0.05 Percent Cream 20 gm

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MRP: 220Save ₹ 33.00


Prescription status:

Prescription required

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Drug classification:


What is this used for:

  • Acne
  • Photoaging

When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/Known Allergy to this medicine or ingredients present along with it.

How should I take the medicine:

Apply this medicine as directed by the physician. Do not apply this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

How this medicine works:

This medicine reduces the occurrence of acne by reducing the secretion of oils from the skin.


Side effects

  • Rashes (Unknown)
  • Light sensitivity (Unknown)
  • Peeling of skin (Unknown)
  • Burning of skin (Unknown)
  • Unusual dryness (Unknown)
  • Irritation of skin (Unknown)

Pregnancy warning: Category X

Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.

Lactation warning:

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative based on creatinine clearance values.

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with the liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

This is used topically on the affected area. It may or may not give interactions with other medicines or topical medications. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms, immediately inform your doctor on priority. Alternatives or suitable dose adjustments may be considered based on clinical condition.

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol may not affect the condition of the patient but it is always recommended not to consume alcohol either during the treatment or post treatment.

Food interactions: N/A

Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine is only used externally and on the skin. It is recommended not to use on open wounds or genital regions.
  2. Report any side effects experienced immediately to the doctor.
  3. This medicine may give reactions when affected area is exposed to sun. It is recommended to take proper precautions before going out in the sun.
  4. This medicine is not recommended to use in children below 12 years. The safety and efficacy is not clinically established.

Missed dose instructions:

Apply this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

Storage Instructions:

Store this medicine in a cool and dry place away from moisture. Keep the medicine away from the reach of children


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Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place