Tazret Gel .05% 20gm
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Tazret gel .05% (20gm) is a prescription topical treatment for psoriasis and acne. It effectively treats skin inflammation and skin changes associated with the conditions. Tazarotene, the active ingredient of the topical remedy is helpful at healing the skin’s surface and improving the texture of the skin. This drug is sold in the form of gel preparation. It is sold under various brand names in the market including Tazorac.
This medicine is approved for the treatment of psoriasis, acne and skin damage due to sun rays. The gel form is effective in patients with Acne vulgaris and plaque psoriasis of the skin. It minimizes the signs and severity of these conditions.
Use Tazarotene gel, strictly according to your doctor's direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. A pea-sized amount of cream/cream enough to apply to the whole affected area is generally advised. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not use this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer to the instructions in them for detailed information on that medication.
Wash and pat dry the affected area completely. Gently rub in the medicine into the skin until it is evenly distributed. Wash off the medicine from the hands. Do not wrap or cover or bandage the area. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Apply it religiously once in a day in the morning and evening so as the acne scars heal faster. Proper care of the infected area is necessary. Time to time application of the gel will prove beneficial and will speed up the healing procedure. Use this medicine as long as the doctor tells you to take. Use the medication exactly as directed. Never use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Do not use this Tazret 0.5% gel if you are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine. If you have a wound on the skin due to sunburn, windburn, dryness, chapping, or irritation, or on an open wound, do not apply. In case you have any kind of other skin conditions or history of eczema, sunburn and sun sensitivity, please consult the risk and benefits of using Tazret gel with your dermatologist. Tell your doctor if you have blood pressure or kidney problems, or serious liver problem.
One should not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor. Avoid sunlight or artificial UV light exposure. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing to cover the treated areas while venturing out in sun. Do not use this medicine on a cracked, injured or irritated skin. If the medicine gets accidentally into eyes, then wash your eyes thoroughly with water. Do not use the medicine after the date of expiry. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
Certain other drugs can interact with Tretinoin and increase the risk of serious problems. So, it is necessary to consult your doctor about the drug you may have been using. He is the one who will inform you about whether you need to continue the drug or not. Do not use Fluoroquinolones such as ciprofloxacin, Hydrochlorothiazide, Sulfamethoxazole, or Vitamins, etc. Ask your doctor to get the full list of the drugs needed to be avoided while taking the drug as they may interfere with it and may cause adverse effects.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice itching, redness, rashes, irritation, numbness, peeling off, stinging of the skin, scaling of the skin, pain in the skin, photosensitivity, bleeding, peripheral edema, or crusting of the skin. Dryness and cracking of the skin if applied around eyes or nose, minor redness or burning sensation at the site of application are other commonly reported side effects of Tazarotene.