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Drug Name:


Generic Name and Formulations:
Tretinoin 0.025%; crm; gel.

Mylan Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for AVITA:

Acne vulgaris.


Apply sparingly to cleansed and completely dry skin once daily at bedtime. If irritation develops, may reduce the dosing frequency.


Not applicable.


Not for use in eczema or on sunburned skin. Minimize exposure to sun, UV light, weather extremes. Avoid eyes, mouth, angles of nose, mucous membranes. Pregnancy (Cat.C): not recommended. Nursing mothers.


Allow effects of benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, resorcinol, salicylic acid, other topical acne agents to subside before applying. Avoid keratolytics, abrasives, astringents, drying agents, high-alcohol content topical products, spices, lime.

Pharmacological Class:


Adverse Reactions:

Apparent exacerbation of symptoms, local skin reactions (including erythema, edema, blistering, crusting), transient pigmentation changes, stinging on application, dry skin.

How Supplied:

Crm, gel—20g, 45g

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