A Ret 0.025% Gel is a form of vitamin A that is used to treat acne which appears as spots or pimples on your face, chest, or back. It also helps to smooth rough facial skin and to reduce fine wrinkles on the skin.
A Ret 0.025% Gel reduces excessive oil production of the skin. Ideally, a pinpoint application at nighttime is recommended for the duration prescribed by your doctor.
The amount you need and for how long you need to take it will depend on what you are being treated for. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of this medicine. Follow your doctor’s instructions.
You should not apply it to damaged or broken skin and avoid contact with your mouth, eyes, and nose. It may take several weeks for your symptoms to improve but keep using it regularly to get the most benefit.
Consult your doctor again if you do not notice any improvement after a few weeks. Using more medicine or applying it more often than prescribed will not make it work any faster and may increase the side effects.
The most common side effects include irritation, dryness, and redness of the skin. They are usually mild and improve as your body gets used to the medicine. Drink plenty of water and use moisturizer as it may lead to dryness of the mouth, lips, and eyes. Let your doctor know if these side effects bother you or do not go away. Serious side effects with this medicine are rare.
This medicine may make you more sensitive to sunlight so you should limit exposure to the sun if possible. It may make your skin more fragile. It is advised, not to have any waxing (hair removal), or laser treatments during treatment. Pregnant women or women who are planning to get pregnant should not use this medicine as it can lead to birth defects.
Medical uses of the A Ret 0.025% Gel :
A Ret 0.025% Gel is used in the treatment of following disease conditions;
• Acne vulgaris (Pimples on the skin)
• Wrinkled skin
• Rough and mottled skin
• Acute promyelocytic leukemia (a condition related to blood cancer)
• Scalp acne
• Prevention of photo-aging
• Stretch marks (due to an increase of collagen in the skin)
Working of the A Ret 0.025% Gel:
A Ret 0.025% Gel in the treatment of acne:
During the treatment of acne is applied topically on to the skin where it gets penetrated into the skin. After penetration at the cellular level, it divides the epithelial cells faster. Due to the faster division of new cells, the old cells get pushed out.
It also treats any kind of collagen deficiency in the skin and helps in the production of procollagen. It blocks the inflammatory mediators which creates the acne. Tretinoin enters into skin pores by removing the clogging of the skin pores and kills the bacteria underlying inside acne and treats the acne.
A Ret 0.025% Gel is a form of vitamin A. When applied on the skin, it reduces oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin, and helps keep your pores open.
How to use A Ret 0.025% Gel:
A Ret 0.025% Gel should be purchased only by the written prescription given by an authorized physician or a doctor. During the use of A Ret 0.025% Gel , the following instructions should be kept in mind;
• Use the gel as per the instructions are given by the doctor
• Do not swallow the gel
• Before application of the gel wash the area and dry it clean
• Apply the gel at the affected area only the amount which is instructed by a doctor
• After application of the gel wash your hands with soap and water unless your hands are affected an area
• The gel should not be applied to injured skin or broken skin or wounded skin
• Do not apply the gel in eyes
• Use the gel in the right quantity and apply it at the right time as per the instructions are given by a doctor
Side effects of A Ret 0.025% Gel
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of A Ret 0.025% Gel
- Erythema (skin redness)
- Skin irritation
- Dry skin
- Dry lips
- Pale red skin
- Increased sensitivity to light
- Keep the A Ret 0.025% Gel tube away from heat and sunlight
• Store the A Ret 0.025% Gel tube in a cool and dark place
1.Can I undergo cosmetic procedures while taking A Ret 0.025% Gel ?
Your doctor will decide whether you can continue taking or stop taking A Ret 0.025% Gel before cosmetic procedures. However, it is advised to not undergo hair removal or laser treatments while using A-Ret 0.025% Gel. Please inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking before starting the treatment with this medicine. Also, consult the doctor before starting any cosmetic procedure.
2.Is it safe to use A-Ret A Ret 0.025% Gel ?
Yes, A Ret 0.025% Gel is safe to use when taken as advised by your doctor. However, like all medicines, even this medicine has some side effects, but it is not necessary that anyone who is taking these medicines might get these side effects. Please talk to your doctor if you get any unpleasant effects while taking this medicine.
3.How long am I supposed to use A Ret 0.025% Gel ?
Your doctor will decide the duration of your treatment depending on the severity of your disease and the results of your lab tests. Usually, the treatment with A Ret 0.025% Gel takes around 4-5 months.
4.I am taking A Ret 0.025% Gel . What should I do if I am planning to become pregnant?
It is important to consult your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant while taking A Ret 0.025% Gel . Ideally, pregnancy is not advised because this medicine can harm your baby. However, if you do get pregnant during the treatment with A Ret 0.025% Gel , consult your doctor.