What is Tretinoin?

Tretinoin is the carboxylic acid form of vitamin A and is also known as all-trans retinoic acid or ATRA. It is a first generation topical retinoid commonly used to treat acne vulgaris and keratosis pilaris.

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Hi i am 29 yrs old . my skin was very.dark and my face had many pimple mark before i use melalite XL, i am using it from the last 6yrs .now my skin...

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Hi, thanks for posting your query

Melalite -xl contains hydroquinone , tretinoin and momatosone. It is prescribed for hyperpigmentation

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Hello Sir,

I have consulted you previously & thank you for your advices.

I am 37 years & looking for a anti-aging solution, which I can follow on...

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Sunscreen, tretinoin based cream

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You may use a non comedogenic sunscreen during the day...

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I have had blackheads on my nose and they seem to be irremovable. Is there any way to remove them, clear my nose of them with any sort of treatment...

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Brief Answer:
use tretinoin cream

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You may use tretinoin 0.025% cream once daily at night. Tretinoin is comedolytic....

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