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A-RET Gel 0.1% by Menarini 20g

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A-RET TRETINOIN GEL 0.1% 20G

Manufactured in India by MENARINI Pharmaceuticals made with the highest quality ingredients.
The gel is clear with a very slight tinge of green, it is very easily applied and absorbed very quickly.
Supplied boxed and with instructions in a break seal 20 gram collapsible aluminium tube.

  • A GREAT VALUE GEL.
  • THE HIGHEST DOSE AVAILABLE FOR PEOPLE WHO REQUIRE A 0.1% GEL
  • AVAILABLE IN THREE DIFFERENT STRENGTHS.
  • IDEAL FOR PEOPLE WITH OILY SKIN.
  • ONE TUBE IS ENOUGH FOR 60 DAYS.
  • EASY TO APPLY AND DRIES QUICKLY.
  • SENT IN A PLAIN PACKAGING

Further Reading

Should be used under the advice of a Doctor . Information & guidelines provided here are to help you get better results . A - RET & ACNE A - RET CONTAINS TRETINOIN IN GEL When used under medical supervision , Tretinoin is regarded to be the most effective comedolytic agent . Tretinoin unplugs acne follicles and brings acne pimples ( comedones ) to the surface . This is why acne looks worse in the first few weeks of treatment with Tretinoin The gels are preferred for oily skin . A - Ret Gel should be used strictly under guidance of your Doctor . Wash face with a mild soap ( Acnelak Soap / Papulex Cleansing Gel ) , pat dry with a towel . Let face dry for 10 to 15 minutes before applying A - Ret Gel . Gently squeeze a pea size amount of the gel on your clean fingertip and spread it mildly on the affected area each night before retiring . Excess amount of gel must not be used . Do not let medication enter into your eyes . Tretinoin makes the skin more sensitive to sunlight and can cause dryness , redness , tenderness , swelling of the skin and burning sensation . These side effects lessen with time . If the skin becomes too red and dry , decrease the application to every other night or even every third night . Consult your Doctor who may advise you to use lower strength gel or decrease the amount of the gel . First 2 to 3 weeks may cause discomfort due to irritation , which eventually should subside . Don ' t self medicate or use any other topical treatment unless prescribed by your Doctor . It may take 3 to 4 months before improvement is observed . Exposure to sunlight and ultra - violet light must be avoided during treatment . Ifunavoidable , use Sunscreen Lotion ( U . V . Dew 15 Plus Lotion ) . Not to be used during pregnancy unless advised by your Doctor . A - Ret gelis a potent medicine , which is prescribed not only in Acne Vulgaris & Photoageing but also for certain other skin disorders as well . Your Doctor may prolong the treatment for a longer period . Good skin care is extremely important in acne and helps a person recover from acne . SOME GENERAL INFORMATION Acne or acne prone skin requires special attention with regard to cosmetics , cleansing and sun protection Foremost among the prophylactic measures is the use of non - comedogenic and non - acnegenic cosmetics and the avoidance of agents known to promote acne such as Hair Pomades . Use of greasy / oily cosmetics and picking and fiddling of lesions aggravate acne . Too frequent washing may also aggravate the condition . Wash your face twice daily in the morning and evening .

There is a popular misconception that steaming the face improves acne and complexion . While it is true that brief exposure to moist heat will soften comedones prior to their physical removal , repeated and chronic exposure to moist heat actually aggravates acne and may even lead to a form of topical acne . Similarly sunlight / ultra violet light was thought to be beneficial in acne . In fact short exposure to sunlight may hasten the resolution of inflammatory lesions and suntan can mask the lesions . However , chronic exposure leads to thickening of the epidermis and follicle , resulting in subsequent aggravation of acne . Photoprotection is an important adjunct for individuals with acne or acne prone skin . ALWAYS KEEP THE SKIN CLEAN - Clean face with a mild soap or face wash . - Style hair so that it does not directly touch the forehead and face . - Keep items that touch the face and hair directly ( such as pillows ) clean . - Do not touch inflamed skin with the fingers . USE OF COSMETICS - Use non - greasy cosmetics formulated especially for acne prone skin . - Do not apply oily foundation thickly as the fine particles will enter and block hair pores . OTHERS - Reduce consumption of fatty foods such as fatty meat , nuts , chocolates and cocoa . - Reduce stress such as that associated with overwork and over exercise . - All other topical acne agents must be stopped prior to initiating retinoic acid therapy . Patient compliance is vital in the management of acne as the therapy is long and it takes months to get benefit of treatment . A - Ret Gel is available in three strengths - 0 . 025 % w / w Tretinoin , 0 . 05 % w / w Tretinoin and 0 . 1 % w / w Tretinoin . - FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY - Store protected from light , at temperatures below 30°C . Do not freeze . - Replace cap tightly after use . - Keep out of the reach of children . - Not to be used during pregnancy . - Exposure to sunlight and ultra - violet must be avoided . Manufactured by : Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd . 47 , 48 , Sector - 6A , I . I . E . , SIDCUL , Haridwar - 249 403 , Uttarakhand , India . Marketed by : MENARINI A . Menarini India Pvt . Ltd . 2102 , Tower 3 , Indiabulls Finance Center , Senapati Bapat Marg , Elphinstone Road ( W ) , Mumbai - 400013 ® - Registered Trademark of A . Menarini Asia - Pacific Holdings Pte . Ltd . , Singapore , 2013 MEN - 305 - 2

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