A-Ret 0.05% Gel
A-Ret 0.05% Gel is prescribed to patients with severe acne problems. The drug effectively treats acne and reduces the amount of pimples that tend to develop, while healing pimples that have already developed on the body. The group of medicines that the drug belongs to is known as retinoids. The drug affects skin cell growth in the body regulating the amount of pimples that crop up.
The drug is mostly available in the form of a topical cream.
Manufacturer =Menariniindiapvt. Ltd.
How To Take
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
A-Ret 0.025% Gel
A-Ret 0.1% Gel
A-Ret 0.1% Cream
A-Ret 0.5% Cream
Burning or tingling sensation of skin
Red spots on skin
Peeling and blistering of skin
Patchy appearance of skin
Photosensitivity of skin
Nausea and Vomiting
Fever with body pain
Dry mucous membrane
Blood cell disorder
Difficulty in breathing
Dizziness and fainting
Coffee colored vomit
Unusual bleeding or bruising
Use of this medicine by pregnant women is not recommended. Use appropriate contraception and avoid getting pregnant while using this medicine. Contact your doctor and discuss the risks if a pregnancy is suspected.
This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding. It can be used if the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved with use. You should not breastfeed while the topical form of this medicine is applied.
The oral form of A-Ret 0.05% Gel should be used under clinical supervision only. Appropriate diagnostic tests should be performed to ensure safe and effective use of this medicine.
Exposure to sun
Use of this medicine can cause adverse reactions of the skin on sun exposure. You should either avoid stepping out at daytime or take appropriate precautionary measures.
Other skin creams
This medicine may interact with other skin care or medicinal products. Consult your doctor before starting the use of other products along with this medicine.
Appropriate means of birth control should be adopted while using this medicine. It can cause oral/hormonal contraception failure and hence use of multiple contraception is advised. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect a pregnancy while using this medicine.
This medicine may cause discomfort after use in some people. Contact your doctor if the symptoms do not subside or become severe.
Acne vulgaris = A-Ret 0.05% Gel is used to prevent and treat pimples. It also reduces the occurrence of new pimple breakout and promotes the healing of the skin.
Wrinkled and rough/mottled skin =A-Ret 0.05% Gel is used for management of wrinkles, rough patches, and patchy skin color associated with excess UV/sunlight exposure. It is mostly used in combination with other medicines.
Acute promyelocytic leukemia =A-Ret 0.05% Gel is also used orally under specific circumstances to treat a cancer of the blood where the affected cells fail to mature properly.