Tazarotene also known as
tazorac, is a topical prescription retinoid used for the treatment of mild to
moderate acne. It is a perfect treatment options for blackheads, whiteheads, pimples and papules. Usually it is
prescribed when other treatment options fail to treat pimples or acne.
It belongs to the 3rd generation of retinoids usually comes in
gel and cream forms in 0.05% and 0.1% strength. Beside acne, it is prescribed
for the treatment of psoriasis. The gel forms of tazorac is known for the
treatment of acne, whereas the cream form is preferred for psoriasis
many other retinoids, it works by facilitating and speed up shedding of dead skin
cell rate in order to clear up the skin pore.
Tazorac can also work well
when it combined with other topical or oral antibiotics. Tazorac helps to clear
skin pores, and this give easy access to acne antibiotics to go through the hair follicles and kill the
bacteria that cause inflammation.
to apply Tazarotene?
the level of severity of acne, your doctor will instruct you with the proper
it is applied once per day usually
during the night time.
the face has to be cleanse and dry carefully20-30 minutes before application.
apply a pea sized amount on the skin. There is no need to apply more of the
treatment beyond the recommended rate.
on your skin sensitivity, you have to keep the medicine up to a maximum of five
minutes on your face and then washed off.
forgot to apply in your regular schedule, do not use two dose at once in your
next program. Use the same dose as usual.
has similar side effects as retinoids
to moderate skin flaking, peeling and
are allergic to any retinoid, you should talk to your dermatologist to
prescribe an alternative treatment options.
feeding and pregnant woman must not use tazorac
as it can cause serious pre and post natal defects.
Breast feeding and pregnant woman should contact
dermatologist before using tazorac.
for pregnant woman
If you are pregnant woman, or
attempt to become pregnant, you should not use tazorac as it can cause fetal
harm. Take a pregnancy test two weeks before considering tazorac.
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