Generic Name - Tretinoin
Category - Retinoic Acid Derivative
Generic for Renova* is a naturally occurring form of vitamin A. It is applied to the skin to treat mild to moderate acne or to treat the effects of aging on the face, such as fine lines, wrinkles, or "age spots". Tretinoin (Generic for Renova*) also helps the skin to renew itself more quickly and therefore reduces pimple and blackhead formation, and may improve the appearance and texture of the skin.
Generic for Renova* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Renova* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Renova* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following.
Allergy to tretinoin components
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Renova*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Diuretics such as cyanide, didactically and diuretics.
Psychiatric drug lithium and
Generic for Renova* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericRenova*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Renova* for skin diseases is to apply just enough to lightly cover the affected area once daily at bedtime.
Generic for Renova* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Renova* side Effects include darkening or lightening of the treated areas, severe burning, itching, crusting, or swelling of the treated areas.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Renova*.
Generic for Renova* and Pregnancy
It is not established if the Generic Re nova will harm an unborn baby when taken in the topical form whereas the oral form is known to cause birth defects. It is recommended to talk to your doctor if your are pregnant or likely to become pregnant.
Generic for Renova* and Breastfeeding
Generic Re nova passes into breast milk when taken in the oral form. Consult your doctor for medical opinion.
Generic for Renova* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic Re nova in pediatric patients have not been established12.
Generic for Renova* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic Re nova in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic Re nova serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.