tretinoin

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tret·i·noin

 (trĕt′ĭ-noin′)
n.
An isomer of retinoic acid used topically to treat acne and to mitigate fine facial wrinkling and orally to treat one form of leukemia.

tretinoin

(trəˈtɪnəʊɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a synthetic form of vitamin A used as a drug to treat certain skin conditions and a type of leukemia

tre•tin•o•in

(trəˈtɪn oʊ ɪn)
n.
a drug chemically related to vitamin A, used as a topical ointment to treat skin disorders, esp. acne.
[1960–65; t(ri-) + retino- (< Greek rhētinē resin) + -in1]
Translations

tretinoin

n tretinoína
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If those don't help, your dermatologist can give you a prescription for Retin A.
It is believed to work in a similar way to Retin A, which was originally used to treat acne patients and was found to reduce wrinkles, though making the skin extremely sun sensitive.
Adapalene gel worked just as quickly and effectively as Retin A Micro in clearing acne, but it caused less dryness, stinging, burning, erythema, and scaling in a 12-week trial that included 168 patients.